Sunday, March 11, 2007

Leopard beaten to death in India

JAMMU, MARCH 09 (KONS) - Scared by the frequent attacks by wild animals taking place during last few months across the state, a strayed leopard was beaten to death by villagers in a remote village of Udhampur, late last night.

Police sources said that a leopard strayed into village Bachal, late last night. The wild animal reportedly attacked a villager, who raised alarm.

People, sources added, attacked the animal with sticks and stones and rescued villager, Roshan Lal. However, the villagers continue to beat the animal till he died.

Police said that the injured villager was admitted to hospital.

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