White tiger kills man after he falls 18 feet into its enclosure

September 23, 2014 6:20 PM

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New Delhi A 20-year-old man was mauled to death at a Delhi zoo by a seven-year-old white tiger, Vijay, on Tuesday afternoon, after the victim apparently lost balance and fell into its enclosure.

Though it is not clear how the man, identified as Maqsood, fell 18ft into a dry moat in the tiger enclosure, eyewitnesses have said that he slipped while trying to climb the fence to click pictures of the animal on his mobile phone. An image clicked by one of the witnesses shows him cowering before ...

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