Leopard spreads terror after straying into village, injuring people in northern India
Location Murauli Katheria village, Hardoi district, northern India's Uttar Pradesh. Date: Event Date
A leopard spread terror after it strayed in a village and injured several people in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh.
This happened in Murauli Katheria village in Hardoi district on May 11.
Visuals showed the leopard sneaking into a house in the village. Onlookers watched on as the big cat walked into the house. According to a report, the leopard entered from the Baghrai forest, which is 10km away from the village. Villagers have claimed that the leopard was seen resting in a field belonging to a man named Pradeep Kumar. After hearing the sounds made by the villagers, the big cat went on to a sugarcane field owned by Shripal. A man named Bhagwandin was attacked by the leopard while he was walking in the area. However, that’s not it.
The big cat proceeded to attack five more people, out of which three were women. The injured were sent to the Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment. The forest department soon reached the spot and tried to find the leopard. They urged the people to stay inside their houses and shut the doors and windows. The people have also been asked to not venture out alone as the forest department workers continue to search for the leopard.