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Panther mauls boy to death in Mumbai

December 18, 2003 10:45 IST

In a yet another incident of panther attack, a seven-year-old boy was mauled to death at film city in suburban Goregaon area of Mumbai on Wednesday.

According to the police Irfan Khan was playing with his sister outside their slum, when the animal appeared from the bushes and dragged the boy away.

The child's wailing attracted the attention of neighbours, who pursued the animal, forcing it to let go off of the child, the police said.

The injured boy was rushed to Bhagwati hospital, where he was declared dead before admission.

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Number of User Comments: 3

Sub: This is a warning.

The animal is warning the human who is crossing all the limits of civilization in being uncivil to the nature.

Posted by chanakya

Sub: panther mouls boy to death

sir the reading of this news makes me sad this is not 1st time it happening few months back such cases were reported from powaii ...

Posted by asad

Sub: Stand up and take note.

It is unfortunate that the innocent and deprived pay the price for the blind destruction of the habitat of the panther. Those who encourage encroachment ...

Posted by Anuj Pawa



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