Birpara, 23rd December : A minor was attacked and killed by a leopard today at Ramjhora. The incident took place around 9.30 am near factory line in Ramjhora.
The boy was following to fetch water from the factory line after when he was snatched by the leopard and dragged into tea bushes.
Locals have repeatedly complained of increasing wild-animal attacks across Dooars.
It for the third time in last 11 Days that the leopard attacked the people which caused 2 deaths and 1 majorly injured. Only a week earlier i.e., on 17 December, Sri Burdram Majhi of Dumchipara T.G was also attacked at his own home in which he was badly injured.
On 12th December, a 6-year-old child was found dead at the closed Dhumchipara TE. The child was attacked by a Leopard. Dumchi Para fall under the Under Madarihat- Birpara Block