Bahraich (UP), Jan 7 (PTI) A 14-year-old boy was today killed in a leopard attack near the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary here, a forest official said.Also Read - Earth Hour 2019: Date, Significance And Time of WWF's Global Event in India

Dharmendra, a resident of a nearby village, had gone out of his house for some work, when the incident occurred, District Forest Officer G P Singh said. Also Read - Water crisis in India could further worsen bank NPA problem: WWF report

His family members rushed to save him, but he was dead by then, Singh said. Also Read - Court to hear Randhawa's bail plea on Jan 7

The bereaved family has been given an assistance of Rs 10,000 by the World Wildlife Fund, he added.

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