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RAJKOT: A lion was found dead in a well in Nesdi village in Amreli district on Thursday. The dead lion was found floating in the water by the farm owner, Mansukh Gajera. He informed the officials of forest department who extracted the carcass.
Sources said that the lion might have gone to the well in search of water to quench its thirst and fallen in accidentally. "The open well was around 60 feet deep and the water stood at 20 feet," sources said. The area falls under the Tulsishyam forest range of Gir east division.