Elephant tramples security guard to death

Posted by News Express | 8 June 2019 | 999 times

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A security guard has been trampled to death by an elephant at a mine in Phalaborwa in Limpopo, SABC News reported, according to Sowetanlive.co.za.

It quoted Foskor mine spokesperson Malesela Mokhondo, as saying the deceased was an employee of a security company that had been contracted by Foskor Zirconia which operates on the premises.

The incident reportedly occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

A pride of 14 lions were recently spotted roaming in the area.

The lions were scheduled to be darted and relocated to a nearby reserve on Saturday. (Agency report)


Source: News Express

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