Saturday, May 27, 2006

Gir Lion attacks girl in Junagadh

Gir Lion attacks girl in Junagadh


Rajkot, May 27 (UNI) A lion attacked a teenaged girl when she was sleeping at her home in Vadodar-zala village of Sutrapada taluka, Junagadh district yesterday.


A report from Junagadh said, Didiben Jusabbhai (17) was sleeping in an open place at her house last night when the lion strayed away from the nearby Gir forest and pounced her and dragged her outside.


The girl immediately shouted for help, following which her family members and neighbours woke up and rescued her.


The severely injured girl has been admitted to Junagadh civil hospital, the report added.


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