A team of wildlife experts have been summoned to the city of Meerut in India after a leopard injured seven people.
The animal was first spotted yesterday afternoon in the Sadar area of the city, roaming around a timber shop before making its way to nearby Cantonment Hospital.
According to the Hindustan Times, Meerut remains on high alert after the animal, who was trapped inside a room of the cantonment hospital, escaped during a rescue operation by wildlife experts around midnight.
This incredible image below captured the moment the leopard escapes through a hole in hospital’s wall, evading captors.
CCTV footage shows the leopard entering a nearby complex around in the early hours of this morning.
Officials from the Wildlife Trust of India and forest officials reached the market but failed to locate the animal.
The search continues…
Image via The Telegraph