Jajpur November 4 (LocalWire) A woman today bravely confronted a rogue jackal to save her two minor daughters in Durgapur village under Sadar police station jurisdiction of Jajpur district.
The woman identified as Pramila Behera along with two children had entered into village orchard to relieve themselves during wee hours today when the jackal came from nowhere to pounce upon the children.
The woman reacted on the spur of the moment and jumped unto the animal.
The jackal retaliated and attacked her while leaving her two daughters. Later Pramila managed to get the better of the animal, which managed to run away from the orchard.
The woman and two children survived the jackal attack with minor injuries. Meanwhile the locals managed to capture the jackal and handed it over to the forest department officials.
The show of courage on part of Pramila has won appreciation from local settlers.