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Posted: Feb 17 (08:36)
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Rajkot: A five-year-old male lion was injured after it has hit by a goods train near Uchaiya village of Rajula taluka in Amreli district on Tuesday morning. The injured lion was first treated at Babarkot rescue centre and later shifted to Sakkarbaug zoo in Junagadh for further treatment. The forest department has formed a team under the assistant conservator of forest to probe the incident as ascertain if the train was moving within the prescribed speed limit.
According to forest officials, the lion received injuries on its leg and head. The goods train was moving at speed of around 40 kmph when it hit the lion, they said. The lion trackers nearby halted the train going to Pipavav port from Savarkundla till