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A tourist was killed by a tiger and another seriously injured after getting out of their car while touring a safari park in China.
An investigation was launched into the deadly incident at the Badaling Wildlife Park in Beijing.
Surveillance video captured the moment when two visitors in the front seats of a white sedan reportedly got into an argument while driving through the tiger enclosure on Saturday.
In the video, a woman is seen getting out of the car and walking around to the driver’s side door when a tiger suddenly attacks her from behind and drags her off.
The male driver immediately chases after them but retreats. A second woman in the back of the car joins the rescue attempt but authorities said she was killed by another tiger.
Park workers were on the scene within seconds but they were too late to save the victim.
The first woman was badly mauled and sustained serious injuries.
The safari park is located at the foot of the Badaling section of the Great Wall and is one of the largest of its kind in China.
It warns all tourists to keep their car doors locked and windows fully closed while in the park.
The driver, and a child who was in the car, were said to be unharmed.