A Leopard Runs Wild Through Meerut, India

On Sunday, a wild leopard ran through the busy streets of Meerut, a city 40 miles north of New Delhi, India, injuring seven people as officials armed with tranquilizer darts and sticks tried to capture it. One police officer was treated for a large gash in his shoulder. The big cat ran across rooftops, and into a movie theater, a hospital, and construction sites. Schools and shops were closed, and the leopard remains in the area, uncaught.

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