Teenager’s stays present in lion enclosure at Pakistani zoo

Lions at Lahore Safari

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Lahore Safari, Pakistan’s largest zoo, has almost 40 lions in captivity

The stays of a teenage boy have been discovered within the lion enclosure of a Lahore zoo, a day after he went lacking.


Officers mentioned they’re investigating how Muhammad Bilal, 17, made it over the fence and what precipitated his dying.

However locals have blamed Mr Bilal’s demise on workers incompetence, and earlier this week the zoo’s places of work have been ransacked.


The state-back Lahore Safari, established in 1982, is Pakistan’s largest and oldest animal park.

Chaudhry Shafqat, a director on the zoo, advised the BBC that folks from a close-by village visited the positioning on Tuesday night time asking for assist to search for the boy.

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Muhammad Bilal’s family members mentioned he left residence to seek for cattle fodder

“We advised them it was too late and might be harmful to launch a search at nighttime,” mentioned Mr Shafqat.

Throughout a search on Wednesday morning, zoo workers discovered a blood-soaked cranium, some bones and items of torn fabric which the family members recognised because the lacking boy’s clothes.

Officers mentioned family members advised them the boy had left residence on Tuesday afternoon to chop grass, which was supposed for use for cattle fodder.

Mr Bilal’s stays have been despatched for checks to substantiate the reason for dying.

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