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Bloc Party guitarist taken to hospital following lion attack

Bloc Party guitarist taken to hospital following lion attack

Bloc Party guitarist Russell Lissack was taken to hospital after being bitten by a lion while on tour with Ash in South Africa recently.

Lissack, who is currently playing with Ash as a touring guitarist, was bitten by the lion cub when he and Ash frontman Tim Wheeler visited an animal sanctuary in Cape Town.

He was subsequently taken to a nearby hospital where he had a tetanus booster, reports Spinnermusic.co.uk.

With Lissack now recovered after the attack, Ash are now back in the UK. They release their 'A-Z- Singles' compilation on October 11.

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