A rare white lion died at the Karachi Zoo after suffering from Tuberculosis on Wednesday. He was critically ill for last 13 days.

Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) spokesperson Ali Hassan Sajid said that the 15-year-old lion was under treatment after his lungs collapsed.

The postmortem is underway and the details will be shared soon, he added.

The lion was brought from Africa in 2012.

Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab has summoned the report on the cause of the death of the lion.