The injured leopard in the Falakata area of Alipurduar in West Bengal on Monday. Photo/ANI
The injured leopard in the Falakata area of Alipurduar in West Bengal on Monday. Photo/ANI

West Bengal: Injured leopard attacks man in Alipurduar

ANI | Updated: Aug 19, 2019 19:29 IST

Alipurduar (West Bengal) [India], Aug 19 (ANI): An injured female leopard attacked a man who was clicking her pictures in the Falakata area of Alipurduar district of West Bengal on Monday.
The incident took place when a speedy vehicle hit the leopard at Dalgaon tea estate this morning at around 10 am while the leopard was crossing the Asian Highway from nearby Dalgaon forest.
After the incident, the locals gathered and started clicking pictures of the leopard which made the animal angry resulting in injuring a person.
"The Jaldapara National Park authority has rescued the leopard and will provide him with treatment. Once the leopard is healthy, the authority will release her in the jungle, " said Pritam Roy, Beat Officer.
The leopard sustained heavy injuries on her right leg and head.
The man also sustained minor injuries. (ANI)

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