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Paris: a tiger shot by the circus staff from whom he escaped

Ⓒ AFP/Archives – ANWAR AMRO – | The firemen had been called shortly before 18H00 by individuals having seen the animal

A tiger who escaped from a circus late Friday afternoon in the 15th arrondissement of Paris was “neutralized” by the staff of the circus, said a police source stating that the feline is dead.

The firefighters had been called shortly before 18:00 by individuals who saw the animal. RATP announced a suspension of traffic on a tram line for about half an hour.

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