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