Near Voronezh escaped from a private zoo bear killed the pensioner

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The bear escaped from a private zoo in Voronezh region, injuring the owner and his an elderly man, said on Sunday the investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the region.

According to the interior Ministry in the Voronezh region, at 10.00 GMT on 15 October, the police received information that in the village Semiluki on Lenin street is the bear that attacked the local residents.

«As a result of this 87-year-old man died 49-the summer owner of the bear with the injuries of different severity are hospitalized in medical institution. On this fact conducted preliminary examination», — stated in the message of the investigation.

According to preliminary data, the bear was kept in a large aviary, located in a private zoo on the street Degolevich the village of Semiluki. Sunday morning, the animal was able to clear the Board and out of the enclosure.

«After that, the bear began to run around the gardens of the neighbouring houses and attacked 87-year-old man from the got injuries pensioner died at the scene. The owner of the animal has tried to subdue the bear and bring him back in the cage, having received injuries, which was taken to hospital», — informs a consequence.

Arrived on a scene police officers shot and killed the animal.


1 Comment on "Near Voronezh escaped from a private zoo bear killed the pensioner"

  1. David Ramsey | 16.10.2017 at 23:24 |

    The whole thing seems shabby. The cage seems inadequate. No attempt was made to tranquilize the bear.

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