Uri, June 13: A day after teenager was mauled to death by a wild animal in Kalsan Choola in Uri, another minor boy’s body was recovered from forest area in Trikanjan area of Uri last evening, suspected to be killed by a wild animal.
An official said that body of a 12-year-old boy identified as Shahid Ahmad son of Abdul Jabbar of Trikanjan was recovered from forest area after he went missing when he had gone to bring back the cattle in the nearby forest area on Sunday morning.
He said that as the boy did not return home till late evening, a search operation was launched in the nearby forest area, following which his body was recovered and is suspected to be killed by a wild animal. “This is the second such case in the last 24 hours in Uri area.”
On Saturday, a 15-year-old boy identified as Muneer Ahmad of Kalsan area of Uri was mauled to death by a wild animal.
The back to back incidents in Uri area have caused panic among local residents and they have urged the authorities to catch the wild animal.kns