Los Angeles zoo: Rescue operation launched after worker falls into gorilla enclosure

Reports say the the animals have been secured

Andrew Buncombe
New York
Thursday 21 January 2016 17:51
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Reports say the employee is conscious
Reports say the employee is conscious

Fire officials in California say they carried out a rescue operation after a Los Angeles Zoo employee fell into the gorilla enclosure.

Fox News said the 61-year-old worker was conscius and had not been attacked by an animals. It was later reported the worker had suffered a broken leg.

It was reported that the zoo’s animals had been secured by staff.

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