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Leopard kills man near Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Press Trust of India  |  Rishikesh 

A man-eater killeda person at a village in Raiwala area near Motichur range of Rajaji Reserve (RTR), an said.

The half eaten body of 56-year-old was found this morningfrom a forest surrounding Pratit Nagar village, adjacent to Motichur range of RTR, he said.

It seems the man was killed after being dragged into the forest late last night by the big cat, Director, RTR, Sanatan Sonkar said.

According to Sonkar, Negi is the 21st victim of the which has unleashed terror among residents of the area killing one person after another over the past three years.

The same had killed a 5-year-old girl in Thakurpur village of Raiwala area on June 14 after ambushing her in the courtyard of her home, he said.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 13:55 IST