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Leopard enters house in Delhi's Wazirabad, injures three; rescue operation underway

April 01, 2024 12:23 PM

New Delhi : A leopard barged into a house in Delhi's Wazirabad on Monday morning and injured at least three people, police said.
According to officials, the incident occurred at Gali No. 3 of Jagatpur village.

Delhi Fire Services received information about the incident around 6:14 am, and two fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Subsequently, a team from a nearby police station also reached the spot, and forest officials were informed.

"With the help of the locals, the officials were able to lock the leopard in a room. Three people were injured and were taken to a nearby hospital," the officials added.

The injured persons have been identified as Mahender, Akash, and Raampal - all residents of Jagatpur Village. Currently, a team of seven staff from the forest department is present at the spot, and a rescue operation is ongoing. A team from the

Fire Department, along with local police, is also present on the spot. "The leopard has been contained in a room, rescue operations are in progress," officials said.

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