In a stunned Gir village, attack by four lions leaves two injured
First time that lions have entered human habitat, attacked people
Junagadh, January 7: The appearance of four lions created havoc on Sunday morning in the small
The injured, Bogha Rana (55) and Bhavdeep Hamir (8), are under treatment in
"I tried to escape, people were shouting. Two persons came to my rescue, by then the animal retreated," he said. Little Bhavdeep was too dazed to speak. According to details, he and his father Hamir Bhati were walking towards a shop when the boy was attacked. Hamir said, "I pelted stones and shouted loudly. A few stones hit the animals and the lion freed my son.”
"Four lions entered the village from four different directions. They terrorised us for nearly 15 minutes," says Balsingh Bhati, village sarpanch.