Srinagar, April 6 -- Srinagar, Given the increased incidents of man-animal conflict, the wildlife department has issued an advisory to prevent any loss of life.

The department appealed to people to follow the preventive measures, which include the Dos and Don'ts issued by the department.

The wildlife department asked the people to stop moving into the forest alone, particularly women and children, who are most vulnerable to leopard and bear attacks.

It said the movement towards the forest during the evening and morning hours should be restricted as "it is a peak activity time of wild animals, particularly leopards. Don't go near or chase the wild animals if sighted from a distance."

The advisory said the livestock in the pastures insi...