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Frequent forest fire drives away lions in Gujarat’s Amreli district

Frequent fire in the forest area has become a cause of concern for locals and forest department officials.

Lions walk past a bush on fire at Krakach village in Amreli district on Sunday. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

Frequent fire in the forest area has become a cause of concern for locals and forest department officials. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

Massive damage has taken place due to frequent fire. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

The jungle fire is damaging both tree and animals. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

There has been nine such incidents of fire in the last two months. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

Villagers allege the frequent jungle fire is man-made as locals cause fire to generate charcoal. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

Lions are seen sitting around burnt bush in forest area at Krakach village in Amreli district in Gujarat. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)

A lion walking in the forest at Krakach village in Amreli district on Sunday. (Source: IE photo Javed Raja)