Mumbai: Leopard spotted at Thane Mall, search operation on
New Delhi : Early on Wednesday morning, a leopard was spotted in the Korum Mall in Thane, leaving authorities in shock with them launching a search operation in the area.
As seen in the CCTV footage, a wild cat was caught leaving the mall premises at around 5:30 AM. Though the leopard has left the mall premises the authorities have launched a search operation to locate him.
“The leopard left the mall premises around 5:30 am, and has moved towards the Vasant Vihar residential area. The forest department team is conducting a search operation to track the leopard’s exact location,” said an official from forest department, Thane.
The Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) of Thane has also reached the spot after receiving information regarding the presence of the leopard.
“As per the information we received from the mall, the leopard entered into the parking area after climbing the safety walls of the mall,” said Santosh Kadam, in-charge of RDMC, Thane.
For security reasons, the mall has been kept shut today.