Leopard, snow leopard captured in north Indian state

Two leopards captured in J-K

STAFF WRITER 19:13 HRS IST

Jammu, Mar 3 (PTI) In separate incidents, people captured two leopards, including an endangered snow leopard, which had entered their villages, police officials said.

A leopard barged into the house of Mohammad Younis and attacked herd of sheep in Ladote village of Rajouri district early today, they said.

The villagers assembled and captured the leopard, the officials said.

Later, they informed the matter to wildlife officials who had taken custody of the leopard, they said, adding the injured wildcat was being treated.

Another report said a snow leopard was trapped by the villagers when it entered village Laga near Tangtse mountain ridge in Leh district a few days back, army officials said.

Army troops and wildlife officials rescued the injured snow leopard and shifted it to animal rescue centre in Leh, where it was being treated, they said.

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