Uganda: Elephant Kills Woman In Queen Elizabeth National Park
By Edson Kinene
Residents of Nyamuhika I cell Nyabubare parish, Nyamuhika I cell in Bwambara Sub-county in Rukungiri District were left in shock after their colleagues was killed by an elephant.
Hadija Tumuhirwe, 45, was attacked by the elephant on April 12, 2017 in Queen Elizabeth National park.
The Rukungiri District police commander Richard Emuna said the woman was reportedly collecting fire wood when the elephant attacked and killed her.
“She was attacked when she went to collect firewood,” he said.
Mr Emuna said the body of the deceased was picked and taken to Bugangari Health Centre IV for post-mortem and later handed over to the relatives for burial.