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MAN LOSES LIFE ENTERING A LION’S DEN


A yet-to-be identified man has been k#lled in a Ghana zoo after he scaled the fence and entered their enclosure on Sunday, wildlife officials said in a statement.
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In the enclosure were a lion, a lioness and two cubs but authorities say the man was killed on Sunday by one of the lions, AFP reports. The lion, lioness and cubs in the enclosure were still secure at the Accra Zoo, the statement added.
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The man was att@cked by the lion after jumping over the security fences of the zoo in the capital, Accra, said the Forestry Commission, the state agency in charge of wildlife in Ghana.
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“The intruder was att@cked and inj#red by one of the lions, within the inner fencing of the enclosure,” the statement said, adding that he had d#ed of his inj#ries.
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A police spokesman told newsmen: “We’re investigating the case to establish how the man got into the restricted area.”

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