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Cattle run amok through a crowd leaving many people injured in Pimpri village in Maharashtra. Photo: PTI

Satnam Singh, one of the six Indian sailors, arrives in New Delhi, after being held captive by Somali pirates for over 10 months in the MV Suez cargo vessel. Photo: V.V. Krishnan

People gather near the accident site where a passenger train collided with a loaded truck at Harli village near Gaya. Photo: PTI

BJP MP Maneka Gandhi and her son Varun Gandhi pay tribute to late Sanjay Gandhi on his 31st death anniversary at his memorial in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

An injured activist of the Students' Federation of India during a protest at Kanayannur taluk office in Kochi against the policies in education sector. Photo: H.Vibhu.

Youth Congress activists burn the effigy of BJP president Nitin Gadkari to protest against his remarks against Congress leaders, in Kolkata. Photo: PTI

Youth Congress activists burn an hoarding of yoga guru Baba Ramdev during a protest in Kolkata. Photo: PTI

A vehicle is in flames after a clash between police and members of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti in Guwahati. Photo: PTI

A member of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti smashes a vehicle during a violent clash in Guwahati. Photo: PTI


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A student runs after a police officer to beg for his college fee during a protest against what students say is a fee hike of 182 colleges affiliated with the state Punjab University, in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh July 8, 2011

A holy man takes a dip in the River Ganges, which appears muddy and swollen after heavy rains in upstream areas, in Allahabad, Thursday, June 30, 2011


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In this July 19, 2011 photo, a leopard attacks a forest guard at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara, on the outskirts of Siliguri, India. The leopard strayed into the village area and attacked several villagers, including at least four guards, before being caught by forest officials, according to news reports. The leopard, which suffered injuries caused by knives and batons, died later in the evening at a veterinary center. The forest guard being attacked was injured


A wild leopard prepares to pounce on a forest guard after it strayed into Prakash Nagar village in India

Six people were mauled by the leopard before it was caught by forestry department officials

The animal leaps on an armed forest guard in Prakash Nagar village, India

Forest guards try to ensnare the leopard

The animal tries to escape from forestry officials

The leopard attempts to flee the village after attacking forest guards and injuring residents

A forest guard prepares to shoot the leopard with rubber bullets after he and his colleagues were attacked. Officials made several attempts to tranquilize the animal – many were injured in the process