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