SRINAGAR: A leopard was killed by locals after it mauled nine sheep to death in Shopian village on Tuesday late night.
Locals told the news agency KNO that a leopard killed nine sheep belonging to Ghulam Mohammad Mir of Oudur village in Trenz belt of Shopian district.
The locals subsequently attacked amd killed the leopard at cowshed, they said.
Wildlife Warden Division Shopian Suhail Intesar while confirming the incident said that a leopard has been killed in retialation by locals after it killed nine sheep.
He added that a team has been deputed to the area to investigate the matter.