Gujarat: Lion cub barges into house in Junagadh village, ransacks household goods; injures woman

RAJKOT: A female barged into a house in Khambhalia village of Malia Hatina taluka in Junagadh district of after killing four cows. The wild cat injured a woman and created the mess inside the house.

Later, the forest team rescued the lioness after hours of struggle.

According to the forest department, the cub, aged two years, barged into the house of Punabhai Nandania around 3am in the morning after killing four cows and injured his wife who has been shifted to Chorvad hospital. The cub also ransacked the house.

Deputy Conservator of Forest (DCF) Junagadh Sunil Berwal said, “As the lion entered the house, people locked the house from outside and informed the forest department. Our team was already patrolling and immediately rushed to the village. The team tranquilized the wild cat and rescued it.”

The lioness was then caged and taken to the Sasan Animal Care Centre. According to forest department, the animal will be released after some treatment.

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