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Leopard attack took locality by surprise

DNMUM405532 | 1/14/2018 | Author : Virat A Singh | WC :451



January 13 is likely to remain etched in Ganesh Pujari’s memory forever. The 50-year-old had just stepped out of his house on hearing a commotion when he saw an animal leaping towards him and grabbing his head. It was in those spine-chilling moments that he realised he had just been attacked by a leopard.
Even as it happened, Pujari had another major worry: his young son Amit was sleeping in the house. However the chaos and noises had woken up Amit, who by then was pulled by his father and both of them escaped from the house. According to a neighbour, Pujari was rushed to Sion hospital as he had sustained claw injuries on his skull.
“Ganesh was the fifth and last person to be attacked. He in fact stepped out after hearin
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