Dewas: A 58-year-old man killed a leopard on Sunday with an axe after the animal attacked him in the Rampura forest under Bagli range in the district.
     
Nathu, the man, came face to face with the big cat in the forest.
    
Despite the mauling he received, Nathu rained blows on it with his axe, knocking the leopard out. The animal subsequently bled to death, forest officials said here on Monday.
     
Nathu was initially taken to the Primary Health Centre at Bagli and later to MY Hospital at Indore.


(Agencies)

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