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Georgia floods: Zoo lion kills man


Tbilsi, June 17: A man in Georgia was killed by a lion after it escaped from flooded zoo here, media reported on Tuesday.

The attack took place near the city's central square, BBC reported.

Hundreds of animals died in the floods over the weekend and many more escaped from the zoo, including tigers, lions and wolves.

Lion kills man in Georgia

After flood water devastated the city of Tbisili, lions, tigers and many other wild animals have been seen roaming the city streets.

Streets of Georgia turn into a zoo post floods

It is yet to be ascertained how many animals are there on the loose and how many have been killed in the floods. While residents are doing their bit to help zoo authorities to catch the animals, they have also spotted corpses of animals and birds in various places.

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