9 injured in leopard attack in Nashik

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Nashik, June  6: Nine people, including a policeman, were injured in two separate incidents of leopard attack in the district, police said on Monday, June 6.

 A leopard attacked eight persons at Dongargaon village in Chandvad taluka yesterday, a police official said.


The feline appeared near an old well at Dongargaon, about 12 kms from Chandvad, and suddenly attacked eight persons, including a policeman at Chandvad police station, he said. Later, the big cat fell into a pit, he said.

The forest officials kept a cage near the spot and efforts were on to trap the carnivore, he said.

The injured persons were treated at Nashik Civil Hospital. In another incident, a 41-year-old man got injured when a leopard attacked him yesterday at an agricultural field at Thangaon-Shivar in Yeola taluka of the district, police said.


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