Today in Kyiv Zoo a tiger has attacked a zookeeper, press secretary of the Zoo Angelica Komarova confirmed the information to ForUm correspondent, but refused to give any details of the accident.

In his turn, spokesman of the Kyiv police department Ihor Mykhalko informed that the accident happened in the morning, when the zookeeper was feeding the animal.

"The zookeeper tried to feed the animal, but the tiger bit him," the official said.

Mykhalko also informed that police officers are investigating the case, but revealed no details.
ForUm learned that the victim was hospitalized and is undergoing a surgery. The hospital refused to comment on the conditions of the zookeeper.

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