Jalpaiguri: In another incident of man-animal conflict a leopard attacked and critically injured a female tea worker in Jalpaiguri district’s Denguajhar Tea Estate on Thursday. The victim has been identified as Minu Orang. He has been rushed to the Jalpaiguri district hospital and is reportedly critical.
As per reports, the victim went to Denguajhar market 3km away to make some purchase on the occasion of Holi. The route she took passes through the tea garden. While returning from the market, the leopard attacked Minu and left her injured.
The spat of leopard attack in the tea gardens have witnessed a surge recently. Last Friday, a labourer named Bunu Munda had been injured in such an attack. The Forest department has taken initiative to nab the leopard.