This Article is From Jul 13, 2016

Video Of 8 Lions Roaming In Gujarat Town Causes Panic

A video depicting a pride of eight lions roaming in Junagadh district created panic in the area.

Ahmedabad: Eight lions were spotted on the streets of a Gujarat town late on Tuesday night in a video that caused some panic after it was circulated on WhatsApp.

The pride, including two cubs, was seen near a residential area of Junagadh town, around 300 km from Ahmedabad.

In a separate incident, a man was severely injured when three lions attacked him in the Amreli district, which is near the Gir region known for its lion population.

Forests officials said the man was attacked while he was grazing goats near his village. He was admitted to a hospital.

Three persons were killed in attacks by lions in the same area between March and May this year. A woman was also killed in the Gir Somnath district.