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Farmers attack, kill leopard with axes to save bullock

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Two were killed in separate incidents today, forest department officials said.

Officials said that a was killed after farmers attacked it with axes in Lohara village of Umred tehsil here today.

The had attacked a bullock, said officials, after which farmers, in an effort to save the bullock, killed the

"Two farmers who were injured by the leopard have been admitted to the Medical College Hospital. A case has been registered under the Wildlife Act, 1972 against the farmers who killed the leopard," a informed.

In another incident, a leopard was killed around 10am today after being hit by an unidentified vehicle on National Highway number 6 near Sakoli in Bhandara.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 19:30 IST