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BEIJING, China – A tourist was killed and another was injured after they were mauled by tigers while on a safari tour at a wildlife park in Beijing over the weekend.

According to NBC News, 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.

The video shows the woman getting out of the car and walking to the driver’s side when a tiger suddenly attacks her from behind and drags her away.

The male driver of the car immediately chases after them.

A second female passenger also exits the vehicle to join the rescue attempt.  Authorities say that woman was killed by another tiger.

The first woman was badly mauled and sustained serious injuries, NBC News reports.

The male driver was unharmed.

The zoo is now closed to the public pending an investigation.

Badaling Wildlife Park is one of the largest zoos of its kind in China.

The park is well-known for rearing large groups of dangerous predatory animals that roam wide open areas through which tourists can drive their own cars on safari-style tours.

According to zoo rules, all tourists must keep their car doors locked and windows fully closed while in the park.

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