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Attacked by lions man lands in hospital

A man was injured after he was attacked by lions near Savarkundla in Amreli district on Sunday afternoon.

Written by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: August 26, 2013 3:08:37 am

A man was injured after he was attacked by lions near Savarkundla in Amreli district on Sunday afternoon.

Savarkundla police said that Chandu Patadia (30) was injured after a lion attacked him near the town. After primary treatment at a local hospital,Patadia was referred to the Civil Hospital in Amreli.

Confirming the attack on Patadia,deputy conservator of forest (DCF) of Gir East,Anshuman Sharma,said,“A lion pride with cubs is roaming in the area. We have asked our staff to track the pride and lure the lions to a safer area.”

Leopard found dead

A male leopard,believed to be three to four years old,was found dead in Piplav village of Khambha taluka of Amreli on Saturday afternoon.

“The leopard was stuck in a bush near a farm. A post-mortem has concluded that the leopard died of multiple organ failure. We have sent samples to veterinary college of Anand Agricultural University in Anand to know the exact cause of the death,” Sharma said.

There was no injury mark on the leopard’s body but its lungs were clotted and lever was also not functioning properly,Sharma said.

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