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Chinese tourist killed in hippo attack in Kenya

AP  |  Nairobi 

Kenya's wildlife authority today said a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo while taking pictures on the shores of in the

The Wildlife Service said in a statement that another Chinese tourist was injured in the incident last night and received treatment at the local hospital in Naivasha, 91 kilometres (56 miles) southeast of

said the circumstances were not clear in which the two Chinese were attacked.

He said attacks on tourists were rare because they were usually protected by guides.

Hippos and lone buffalos pose the greatest danger to humans and there have been many attacks in which civilians and even rangers have lost their lives, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 20:05 IST
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