A member of London rock band Bloc Party has been rushed to hospital after he was bitten by a lion in South Africa.
Guitarist Russell Lissack was in the country with fellow rockers Ash, with whom he is currently performing while Bloc Party are on hiatus. Spinner reports that the guitarist was playing with a lion cub at a wild animal sanctuary when it bit his hand, drawing blood. The guitar man required a tetanus shot.
A spokesperson for Ash also revealed that hours after being treated, the hospital Lissack was taken to was sealed off after two men died of a mystery virus, and on the way back to their hotel from the hospital, the band were involved in a car crash.
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