Gujarat: lioness killed 5 yrs old boy

Gujarat: lioness killed 5 yrs old boy

Agency News

Amreli, Feb 4 : A five-year-old boy was killed after a lioness attacked him here in a village near Gir forest range, a senior forest official said on Tuesday.

Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) Junagadh DT Vasavada said that the lioness attacked Ashok while he was sleeping with his family in a farm hut around midnight. "The beast partially ate up the boy from Devipujak community," he said.

The incident took place near Rajula range of Shetrunji division of the east Gir forests. Forest department has placed a ring cage for capturing it. (UNI)