The leopard first attacked a woman in the area last evening and attacked four others who had attempted to save the woman.
An operation was then launched last evening to nab the animal and two people were attacked in the process.
All seven who were injured in the attack by the leopard were admitted to hospital for treatment.
A special operation was launched this morning to nab the animal with the assistance of the Wildlife Department. (Colombo Gazette)
Pictures by Ranjith Rajapaksa