A woman was run over by a leopard in the Sukhidhang area here in Uttarakhand on Sunday, an official said.
The incident was reported from Dhura village and the dead were identified as Chandravati, the district administration official said.
The leopard attacked some women who went to a forest to collect fodder for their livestock, he said.
The leopard dragged Chandravati away, the official said, adding that the other women escaped and informed the villagers.
He said her body was found near the forest after a search. After receiving information, a forest department team reached the spot, he said.
Prime Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami expressed his sorrow over the incident and has instructed the district administration to provide all possible assistance to the victim’s family.
Chandravati is survived by two sons and as many daughters, the official said.
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