14/06/2007 16:12 - (SA)
Polokwane - A Zimbabwean illegal immigrant was killed and his brother narrowly escaped death when they landed in a lion enclosure at a game farm in Limpopo, police said on Thursday.
Police spokesperson Superintendent Mohale Ramatseba confirmed that an inquest docket has been opened after lions killed a Zimbabwean man.
The SABC reported that two brothers were crossing the border to South African when two lions attacked them.
The elder brother was killed and the younger brother escaped death by climbing a tree.