CHINA One killed in wild elephant attack

CHINA

One killed in wild elephant attack

Xinhua

14:08, February 05, 2018

One person has died after being attacked by wild elephants in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said Monday.

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(File Photo: yunnan.cn)

The tragedy occurred in Lancang County when the elephants charged motorcyclist Luo in Fazhanhe Township around 7 a.m. Saturday, according to the county government.
Wild elephants are under Class A protection in China, with a population of only about 300, mainly scattered in Yunnan Province.
In recent years, there have been frequent reports of attacks by wild elephants causing casualties and property losses in Yunnan. 

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