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Maharashtra: Leopard enters residential area in Nashik, rescued after three-hour operation

Updated on: 02 July,2022 07:26 PM IST  |  Nashik
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The leopard was tranquilised and rescued around 11 am, sources said, adding that heavy police force was deployed in the area during the rescue operation

Maharashtra: Leopard enters residential area in Nashik, rescued after three-hour operation

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A fully-grown leopard strayed into a residential area of Nashik city in Maharashtra on Saturday morning and was rescued after a three-hour long operation, police said.


The leopard was spotted in Satpur area around 7 am, they said.

"The animal was found in the loft of a bathroom in the premises of a bungalow owned by one Vikas Kale in Rajya Karmchari Vasahat at Ashoknagar in Satpur. On seeing the leopard, Kale immediately informed his neighbour, who contacted the forest department officials," a police official said.


The teams of forest department and police reached the spot and launched a rescue operation.

The leopard was finally tranquilised and rescued around 11 am, sources said, adding that heavy police force was deployed in the area during the rescue operation.

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