Saturday, November 19, 2011

Youth injured in lion attack at Sayaji Zoo

Youth injured in lion attack at Sayaji Zoo
IBN Live

A student from M S University here was mauled by a Asiatic lion in the Sayaji zoo here, injuring the youth seriously in his hand, officials said. The incident took place last evening when victim Dhruv Askok Gohil, a student of biochemistry was clicking pictures of the wild beast from near its enclosure and the lion suddenly attacked him and pulled in his hand from the iron grill. When he raised an alarm, onlookers and security men rushed to the spot and rescued him, following which he was admitted to the Sayaji General hospital here. A pair of Asiatic lions was brought to the zoo here from Junagadh this week.

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