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Rajasthan: Two killed in panther attack near Sariska forest, shoot-at-sight order issued

Two Persons Were Mauled To Death By A Panther Near Sariska Forest Area On Sunday Following Which The Forest Department Issued A Shoot-at-sight Order.

PTI | Updated on: 13 Feb 2017, 10:41:34 AM
Two killed in panther attack near Sariska forest, shoot-at-sight order issued (Representative Image)

Alwar:

Two persons were mauled to death by a panther near Sariska forest area in Rajasthan on Sunday following which the forest department issued a shoot-at-sight order.

Three teams are in the field to trap the panther and forest department has also released a shoot-at-sight order. The action was taken after a panther killed two persons today, Alwar collector Muktanand Agrawal told PTI.

Field Director, Sariska forest, RS Shekhatwat said after killing a 36-year-old woman, the panther attacked two more persons in Paid village.

A 50-year-old unidentified elderly man died in the attack while the other is out of danger, he said.

Shanti Devi (36) was mauled to death by a panther this morning when she was working in an agricultural field in Jaitpur Brahman village, Pratapgarh police said.

Last week, two women were killed by a panther in Raipuria village close to Sariska forest. They were identified as Shanti Bai (55) and Birdi Bai (45) respectively, officials said.

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First Published : 13 Feb 2017, 10:35:00 AM

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