SHOPIAN — A leopard was killed by locals after it mauled nine sheep to death in a Shopian village on Tuesday late night.
Locals said that a leopard killed nine sheep belonging to Ghulam Mohammad Mir of Oudur village in Trenz belt of Shopian district.
The locals subsequently attacked and killed the leopard in a cowshed, they said.
Wildlife Warden for Shopian, Suhail Intesar while confirming the incident said that a leopard has been killed in retaliation by locals after it killed nine sheep.
He added that a team has been deputed to the area to investigate the matter.