Filmed: Woman repels leopard in Mumbai’s Aarey colony
Bombay, September 29: Video of a leopard attacking an old woman is caught on CCTV camera. The incident happened Wednesday night in the suburb of Aarey Colony, police said.
Nirmaladevi Rambadan Singh, 60, was taken aback when the leopard attacked her from behind outside her hut and she managed to push the animal on all fours with her cane, which actually caused her save the life.
Other members of his family also rushed to his aid although his swift response scared the leopard away. This is the third incident of a leopard attack in the area – which borders Sanjay Gandhi National Park – in a week, an official said.
#LOOK | Mumbai: A woman barely survived a leopard attack in the Goregaon area yesterday. The woman was hospitalized with minor injuries.
(Visuals of the video surveillance images of the incident) pic.twitter.com/c1Yx1xQNV8
– ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2021
The incident was caught on a CCTV camera and the clip has now gone viral. According to the PTI, the woman received medical assistance.
A few days ago in the same area, a leopard attempted to kidnap a four-year-old boy and his uncle chased the animal away, saving the boy from the clutches of death. Before that, a three-year-old boy had been attacked by a leopard.
Following recent leopard attacks, residents of the localities are afraid to leave their homes after sunset, according to reports. With entries from PTI.
Article first published: Thursday September 30th, 2021, 11:54 AM [IST]