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Elephant Kills Australian Tourist In Namibia

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Elephant Kills Australian Tourist In Namibia

A 59-year old Australian tourist has been killed by an elephant in Namibia.

It was gathered that the Australian national was killed in the Huab River in the Kunene region where a group of tourists was camping on Thursday, November 7th.

The country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda said in a statement that “It has thus far been established that the area in which the group of tourists were camping is not a designated camping site’’.

 “Among other things we also want to establish if the tourists were guided by a tour guide,’’ he added.

The ministry reiterated the call to tourists to always be cautious and observe rules and regulations put in place for their safety. “Finally, we wish to express our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the deceased,’’ the ministry concluded.

 

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