Kalyan: Locals panic as leopard enters crowded area, one injured

Times of India | 5 days ago | 24-11-2022 | 01:33 pm

Kalyan: Locals panic as leopard enters crowded area, one injured

KALYAN: Panic gripped busy Chinchpada area of Kalyan city in Thane district of Maharashtra after a sudden appearance of leopard on Thursday morning. Learning about the presence of a leopard, a team from forest department has rushed to the spot. Meanwhile, local police officials are engaged in controlling the crowed which has gathered to catch a glimpse of a leopard. Forest officer Rajesh Channe said the leopard may have come from the dense forests of Haji Malang forest area and hunt is on to catch it. This is for the first time leopard was seen in the busy area of the city. The leopard is currently hiding in Shriram Anugrah tower where forest team have cordoned off the area and police team has also been deployed. The wild animal attacked a resident of a building who was leaving with his 2-year-old child. He has been admitted to hospital. A rescue team of Sanjay Gandhi National Park has reached the spot and is trying to catch the leopard trapped on the terrace of the building. The wild animal was first spotted by locals in Hanuman Nagar. Later, residents of Pragya apartment, Sai Dham society, Ganesh Udyan and surrounding spotted the leopard roaming on street. Later, he ran away and was seen on Chinchpada Road.


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