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Leopard mauls teenager in Bhiwandi

India TV News Desk 02 Aug 2012, 12:10:41 IST
India TV News Desk
Thane, Aug 2: A teenager was injured in an attack by a leopard in Bhiwandi town of Thane district.

14-year-old Akshay Rose was attacked by a leopard at Umarkhand in Bhiwandi near the Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary when he had gone to the forest with his herd.

Hearing the screams, his cousins, who were plucking vegetables in a nearby farm, ran to his rescue.

Five days ago, a 40-year-old woman and two animals was killed by a leopard in the same area.