Leopard beaten to death in Kilinochchi

Leopard beaten to death in Kilinochchi

Written by Staff Writer

22 Jun, 2018 | 2:18 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Sri Lankan leopard is a leopard subspecies native to Sri Lanka. Sadly on Thursday (June 21st), one leopard met a tragic end when it ventured into the Ambalpuram area in Kilinochchi.

The leopard attacked several villagers before wildlife officers were called into the area,

Their attempts to tranquilize and capture the leopard failed and it resulted in one wildlife officer suffering injuries.

When the injured Wild Life Officer was being rushed to a hospital, the villagers decided to capture the leopard.

Our correspondent said that following failed attempts, the enraged villagers beat the leopard to death. Police said 05 people were injured in the leopard attack.

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