Kupwara: A man from KUupwara fought a face to face battle with a ferocious leopard after the man-eater beast tried to attack his children.
The incident occured at Mir Mukam Awoora area of Kupwara district this morning.
Ghulam Ahmed Sheikh had no option but to confront the wild beast after it entered into his house and tried to attack his family.
During the fight, Sheikh managed to eliminate the leopard, but himself received serious injuries.
Family sources said that he has received serious injuries in his arm and is undergoing treatment at the hospital.