JORHAT- At least 13 people, including three forest staff, were injured after being attacked by a leopard in Assam’s Jorhat district, police said on Monday.
The incident occurred around Rain Forest Research Institute located at Chenijan near Teok in Jorhat district.
Superintendent of Police of Jorhat district, Mohan Lal Meena, told ANI that 13 persons, including three forest staff, were injured in the attack.
“All the injured were admitted to a local hospital. They are said to be out of danger,” the SP said.
A forest official of Jorhat district said around 10.30 am, they received information that a leopard had attacked a few persons in the area.
“When our team reached the area, the leopard attacked two of our staff. Our second team also reached the spot and we are monitoring the situation and trying to tranquillize the leopard. Three of our teams are here now,” the forest official said.