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Ohio police shoot escaped zoo animals
Dozens of wild animals, including lions and tigers, shot dead after they were let loose from zoo in US state.
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2011 06:59

Dozens of wild animals, including lions and tigers, have been shot dead after they were let loose from a zoo in the US state of Ohio.

Police say the owner of an exotic animal park deliberately set them free before killing himself.

Al Jazeera's Monica Villamizar reports.

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