Accra Man Jumped Into Zoo And Was Mauled By Lions.
- The unfortunate intruder who was not named, was confirmed dead from his injuries.
A middle-aged man, described as an intruder, jumped into Accra Zoo and was reportedly mauled to death by lions according to a press statement from Accra Forestry Commission.
The statement confirmed that the incident happened at the Accra Zoo premises at around midday on Sunday, August 28.
It said the man allegedly jumped the security fence, entered the lions’ enclosure in the zoo, and got himself injured by one of the lions in the process. The motive of the intruder was yet to be ascertained.
The unfortunate intruder who was not named was confirmed dead from his injuries.
“The intruder was attacked and injured by one of the lions, within the inner fencing of the enclosure. The intruder has been confirmed dead from injuries sustained and the body has been conveyed to the morgue.
“Accra Zoo authorities successfully coaxed the lions into a secure hold and invited the Achimota Police to convey the body and commence investigations.” the statement said.
Source | chocnews.com