Escaped lion shot dead in Somaliland after attacking woman
An escaped lion wounded a woman before it was killed on late Thursday sending panic to residents living in Hargeisa.
Somaliland Ministry of Information confirmed that the lion was killed after attacking a woman who was hospitalized.
“We would like to ensure the residents that the city is peaceful,” said Somaliland Police Force, Brigadier General Mohamed Aden Saqadhi.
The incident occurred in new Hargeisa neighborhood.
The lion belong to former Somaliland Minister of Interior, Ali Mohamed Waran Adde.
According to Waran the lion escaped during feeding on Thursday evening.
“One of the lions escaped in the evening when the handlers managed to escape and attacked a woman,” told the reporters.