Jammu, Jan 3:A 12- year-old boy was killed by a leopard in Reasi district, Officials said on Sunday.They told news agency GNS that the beast attacked the boy in Mahore area of the district on Saturday. Soon, they said, the boy wss shifted to CHC Mahore for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries today.

The deceased was identified as Arfan Hussain son of Abdul Hamid of Chachi tehsil Mahore.

SSP Reasi Rashmi Wazir confirmed the boy’s death and said that body was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites.