Accra Zoo lions attack man to death


Accra Zoo lions attack man to death for entering their den.

A middle aged man, described as an intruder, has reportedly been attacked, injured and killed by lions in the Accra Zoo, a press statement from the Forestry Commission reads.

According to the statement, the incident happened at the Accra Zoo premises at around midday on Sunday, August 28.

The man had reportedly jumped the fence, entered the lions enclosure in the zoo and got himself injured by one of the lions in the process. He has since been conveyed to the morgue after dying from the sustained injuries.

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The zoo authorities have since successfully coaxed the lions into a secure hold and invited the Achimota Police to convey the body and commence investigations.

Read full statement below:

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