A minor boy was taken away by a leopard at Dhanisyedan village of Uri tehsil in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday late evening.
A local resident told a local news agency, Kashmir News Service (KNS), that a minor boy identified as Syed Ali Hussain son of Syed Abbas Kazmi, was playing outside his home when the leopard pounced over him and took him away to the nearby forests.
Police confirmed the incident and said a search operation along with locals was launched to trace him.
Earlier this week, a minor girl was taken away by a leopard and was later found dead.
The incident has caused panic among people who have urged the administration to catch the animal.
Meanwhile, a month before three persons were killed by the leopard in the area. (KNS)