Shocking video shows lion attacking zookeeper (warning: distressing footage)

The attack occurred in Pakistan

A zookeeper was attacked by a lion through the bars of its enclosure during feeding time at a zoo in Pakistan as onlookers screamed in horror.

Kannu Piraditta was feeding the big cat raw meat at the Karachi Zoological Gardens in Karachi, Sindh, on Monday when the animal clamped its jaws around his arm.

Mr Piraditta had been throwing meat to the white lion, who shared the enclosure with a lioness when the animal attacked.

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