Lion mauls pedestrian after straying from Kenya park

March 18, 2016 12:09 PM

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Lion mauls pedestrian after straying from Kenya park

NAIROBI, Kenya – A lion left Nairobi National Park, walked alongside a highway full of rush-hour traffic and mauled a 63-year-old pedestrian Friday before being captured, officials said.

The man had been "clawed in two areas, on the front of the chest and on the back of the shoulder. He sustained lacerations, quite deep cuts in the left shoulder region and has sustained a small fracture in one of the bones in the area," said Victor Ng'ani, the director of Mater Hospital.

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