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Sunday, 29 May 2016 - 13:22
Gorilla killed after boy falls into enclosure
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Officials at the Cincinnati zoo has shot and killed a gorilla after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure.

It is reported that the boy had climbed through the barrier and fallen into a moat, where the gorilla had grabbed and dragged him.

The zoo said it took action to shoot the 400lb (180kg) gorilla as the situation was "life-threatening". The boy is expected to recover.

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