Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

2013-04-23 09:02
Nairobi - A Chinese tourist has been killed by a hippopotamus near Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Great Riff Valley, medics said on Monday.

The woman, said to be in her 30s, was attacked by a hippo mother after trying to take photos of a baby hippo, the Standard newspaper reported.

Wildlife officials shot the mother hippo dead after the incident which took place at a country club near a nature reserve.

The woman died en route to hospital and her body was being moved to Nairobi.

- Sapa-dpa

 
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