By: Zaffar iqbal
Uri, Sept 16: A leopard picked up and took along a minor girl from a forest area in Gawashar area of Bijhama Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district this evening.
According to reports reaching GNS, the girl identified as Munizah (6) daughter of Imran Ahmad Beigh of Jabadar Bijhama Uri was with the family, putting up in Behak (make-shift) house, when the leopard attacked her and vanished into dense forest area along with her.
The family raised a hue and cry but could not save the girl from the clutches of the beast. Later a police party also reached the spot and started massive searches along with the locals and family.
A police official told GNS that efforts are underway to find the girl whose chances of survival are extremely bleak. (GNS)