In Zurich, a tiger killed a zoo employee

An employee of the zoo of Zurich on Saturday was fatally wounded in the attack, her tigress, according to city police.

"Shortly before 13.30 (14.30 GMT) city police of Zurich received a message that an employee of the zoo has been attacked by the tiger in the cage," reads a press release from police.

The zoo workers managed to lure the animal from the cage, the woman received medical treatment, but later from the received wounds that has died.

As it was a tragic incident and why the employee of the zoo was a tiger in a cage, clarifies the Prosecutor's office and the police.

According to the newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung, while the fate of Amur tigress named Irina is unknown, the animal is isolated.