Video: Circus lion bites keeper’s throat and drags him in front of audience

Doullens: During a performance, circus lion attacked a 30-year-old keeper in front of hundreds of audience which include many children.

After the attack, keeper was rushed to hospital in a serious condition. This incident occurred at 5:10 pm on Sunday in Doullens, northern France.

According to report published in Mirror, man was deeply wounded by the lion’s claws and fangs.

In the video, lion can be seen dragging man by holding his neck with its fangs. Parents can also be seen grabbing children from their seats.

After the incident, parents grabbed their children, covered their eyes and ran from the venue. Later, fire extinguisher is used on the animal.