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Leopard on loose in Indian city triggers panic

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A leopard sparked panic in a north Indian city when it strayed inside a hospital, a cinema and an apartment block while evading captors, an official said Monday. 

A leopard leaps across an construction site near a furniture market in the Degumpur residential area of Meerut, 60 kilometres (37 miles) northeast of Delhi, as a bystander tries to get away on February 23, 2014

Authorities closed schools and colleges in Meerut, 60 kilometres (37 miles) northeast of the Indian capital, after the leopard was discovered prowling the city's streets on Sunday, a senior city official said.

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