Gorilla Grabs 4 Y-O Child Who Had Fallen Into Enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo

Zoo officials have shot dead a gorilla after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati. The boy climbed through a barrier and fell into a moat, where he was grabbed and dragged by the gorilla.

The zoo said it took action to shoot the 400lb, gorilla as the situation was "life-threatening". The boy is expected to recover. Watch the horrific footage below.