Beijing, Nov 1: A woman in a Chinese village died after a wild elephant attacked her, police said.
Fifty six-year-old Li Lianfen’s body was found Wednesday in a watermelon field in Xishuangbanna prefecture of Yunnan province, Xinhua reported. The body had multiple fractures.
According to the police, the woman was harvesting pig feed Tuesday evening when she came across a group of wild elephants searching for food.
It is common for wild elephants to damage crops or attack humans near the rainforests of Xishuangbanna, which is home to the 250 or so Asian elephants living in China.