Man-eater leopard kills child in Gir Forest

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Junagadh, Gujarat, Nov 17 (UNI) A leopard killed a three-year-old child at Bhimdev village in Asiatic Lions Gir Sanctuary here.

According to official sources, the incident took place last night when Tejas Dilipbhai Baraiya was attacked and taken away by the man-eater leopard, while he was sleeping with his mother in their hut in Bhimdev village.

Tejas body was recovered today by the forest officials and villagers, from a nearby place this morning.

The victim's father, Dilipbhai, is a sugar-cane labourer, hailing from the neighbouring state of Maharashtra.


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