Leopard attacks villagers, guards in India

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Associated Press photo

A leopard attacks a forest guard Tuesday at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara, on the outskirts of Siliguri, India. The animal strayed into the village area and attacked several villagers, including at least four guards, before being caught by forest officials, according to news reports. The leopard, which suffered injuries caused by knives and batons, died later in the evening at a veterinary center. The forest guard being attacked was injured.

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