An 70-year-old man was mauled to loss of life by a leopard in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district on Wednesday, a forest division official stated.
The incident occurred in Padhiyarka village below Mahuva vary of the Shetrunji wildlife division in Greater Gir space, Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife), Junagadh, Dushyant Vasavada stated.
“The village sarpanch knowledgeable the beat guard concerning the incident round 6.20 am. The physique of Bhanabhai Baraiya was present in a plantation space. Cages have been put as much as lure the leopard,” he stated.
There have been a number of instances of human-animal battle in forested areas of Gujarat within the latest previous.
Between 2015 and 2019, leopards attacked 718 individuals in numerous components of the state and out of them, 67 died, the federal government instructed the state Assembly in March this yr.
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