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ANANTNAG — Fifteen sheep were killed during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday in a leopard attack in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Police sources said that a wild animal, believed to be a leopard, broke into a cow shed in Watnad, Nai Basti area of the district and killed fifteen sheep. The cowshed belongs to Ghulam Hassan Tantray.

A local informed that several domestic animals are still missing from the cow shed. They said that more than a dozen livestock have been killed by wild animals in past few months in the area.

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“We repeatedly were informing Wildlife Department about the movement of wild animals in the area, but no action was initiated,” they said.

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