BAITADI, March 10: A nine-year-old girl was killed in a leopard attack at Melauli municipality-9 in Baitadi district this morning.
The deceased has been identified as Sita Luhar. The leopard had attacked the girl in her bed and her body was found some 500 meters away from the house.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Dilli Narayan Pandey, said, "Harka Bahadur Saud, 25, of Shivanath rural municipality-4 was also attacked by a leopard on March 4. With this, 25 people have lost their lives to leopard attack in Baitadi district since 2068 BS."