GIR WILDLIFE SANTUARY

  • 400 hectares affected in forest fire, no casualties February 18, 2009

    Amreli: In one of the worst ever forest fire, around 400 hectares of land was affected in Mityana, a part of the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary. However, forest department (FD) officials claimed that no animals casualties were reported. "Around 400 hectares of hilly forest land, covered with grasses five to six feet tall...