BAHAWALPUR (Online) – A pair of lions on Saturday attacked an employee of the zoo when he attempted to signal them into the enclosure after feeding them.

Ayaz Nabi, the zoo employee, was mauled by the pair early in the morning before visitors intervened by pelting the lions with stones to spare him.

According to the zoo sources, Nabi sustained severe injuries to neck and legs. He was rushed to Victoria Hospital for treatment.