Gujarat: Leopard kills 80-year-old woman in Amreli district

Updated: May 26 2023 1:24PM

Amreli, May 26 (PTI) An 80-year-old woman was mauled to death in her home by a leopard in Gujarat's Amreli district on Thursday night, a forest department official said on Friday.

Mongiben Baraia, a resident of Sarovada village of Jafrabad taluka, was sleeping when she was attacked by the big cat, the official said.

The leopard entered her home and held her by the throat resulting in her death, a Jafrabad range forest official said. The octogenarian was alone at the time, he said.