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Leopard killed

Movement of trains between Upper and Lower Assam got stalled for several hours on Wednesday after a leopard came under the Avadh-Assam Express at Chandrapur. A forest official was seriously injured when he tried to move the spotted cat from the tracks, assuming it to be dead. Passengers from the stopping train moved out to have a look at the animal created a chaos and the panic-stricken cat was seen trying to attack people. A police personnel also received injuries in the incident. The animal that lost two of its hind legs bled to death without any medical aid. The forest official was admitted to a city nursing home.

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