15 sheep, goats killed in suspected leopard attack in Ramban

Fifteen sheep and goats were killed on Tuesday in a suspected leopard attack in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir last night.

Locals said that a wild animal, believed to be a leopard, broke into a cow shed in Chabderkoot area of the district and killed fifteen sheep and goats.

The cowshed belongs to Tayoub Hussain and Abdul Rasheed of Chabderkoot.

The residents alleged that several domestic animals are still missing from the cow shed.

They said that more than a dozen livestock have been killed by wild animals in past few months in the area.

“Despite pleas, no action has been taken by the wild life department,” alleged a local resident.