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Man-eater leopard killed by locals in Anantnag

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A man-eater leopard was killed by the locals in a village in Bijbehara of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district this evening, local sources said.

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They told that a leopard, mauled a two-year boy to death a week before, was killed by the locals of Dadoo Marhama in Bijbehara.

“The leopard was on prowl and posed an imminent threat to locals and their livestock”, they said adding as soon as the beast emerged, the watchful locals gathered around and beat it up with sticks, resulting in its instant death.

When contacted, a Wildlife Department official also confirmed to GNS about the killing of the leopard. “We too had been on a watch to track its movements ever since the incident involving death of the minor boy took place”, the official said. GNS

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Man dies as tractor turns turtle in Sopore

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A man lost his life on Sunday morning as tractor turned turtle in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramula district.

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Quoting an official news agency KS reported that a man was critically injured on Sunday morning after a tractor in which he was travelling turned turtle at Badambagh.

He said soon after the incident, he was immediately taken to Sub District Hospital Sopore, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

A police officer confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Farooz Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Hamid Bhat resident of Badambagh.

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SMC Corporator Aqib Renzu in custody on charges of sexual harassment

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Srinagar police on Saturday said to have arrested a Srinagar Municpal Corporation (SMC) Corporator for sexual harassment, outraging modesty and online stalking.

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They said strong technical evidences in this matter were produced by the brave victim, the accused has been identified as Aqib Ahmed Renzu resident of Nishat Srinagar.

Case under FIR No 50/2023 U/S 354, 354A, 354D registered in RM Bagh Police station.

Srinagar police on X informed, “One SMC corporator Aqib Ahmed Renzu of Nishat Srinagar arrested for sexual harassment, outraging modesty and online stalking. Strong technical evidences in this matter were produced by the brave victim. FIR No 50/2023 U/S 354, 354A, 354D registered in RM Bagh Police station.”

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Man slips to death while collecting firewood in central Kashmir

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A man died after he slipped while collecting firewood in Rezan forest area in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Saturday.

An official told that Showkat Ahmad Tekri, son of Gh Hassan Tekri of Gujerbasti Rezan slipped and fell down from the upper reaches of the forest area, which resulted in his on spot death.

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The heavy rainfall had triggered slippery conditions in the area.

He said that soon after the incident, police reached the spot and recovered his body.

“After medico-legal formalities, his body will be handed over to her family members for the last rites,” he said. KNO

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