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.