Nairobi: A Chinese tourist was killed by way of a hippo while capturing on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya’s Rift Valley just hours following a local fisherman was mauled to death in exactly the same area, on Sunday authorities said.
Six folks have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha in Kenya.
A second Chinese tourist was injured in the incident on Saturday night and received treatment in the neighborhood hospital in Naivasha, 91 kilometres south-east of Nairobi, the Kenya Wildlife Service said.
A Kenyan fisherman have been earlier attacked by another hippo several kilometres from where in fact the incident with the Chinese occurred, a police official said.
“The person was bitten on the chest and his injuries were serious and he died minutes after he was retrieved from the lake,” said Rift Valley Head of Criminal investigations Gideon Kibunja.
The deaths taken to six the quantity those who have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha up to now this season.
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