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21/09/2018 10:29 AM IST | Updated 31/01/2019 4:19 PM IST

11 Lions Have Been Found Dead In Gujarat's Gir Forest

The Gujarat government has ordered an enquiry into the matter.

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A file photo of lions at Gir.

Eleven lions have been found dead in Gujarat's Gir forest over the past 10 days, The Indian Express reported. The deaths were mainly due to infighting and diseases, the report added.

The dead lions were found mainly from the Dalkhaniya range.

An official told PTI that viscera samples of the dead animals have been sent to the Junagadh Veterinary Hospital and the postmortem report was being awaited.

The Gujarat government has ordered an enquiry into the matter.