Monday, October 15, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Farmer killed in carabao attack in Iloilo

/ 12:22 PM November 26, 2015

ILOILO CITY — A 50-year old farmer was killed after he was attacked by a carabao in a mountain village of Ajuy town, about 85 km northeast of here.

Alfredo Amor, a farmer from Barangay Badiangan in Ajuy, died of multiple wounds in the stomach, neck, shoulder and other parts of his body caused by the carabao’s horns.

ADVERTISEMENT

According to the victim’s wife, Edith, a carabao owned by a farmer in nearby village of Manlod in Barotac Viejo town wandered to their farm on Wednesday morning.

Alfredo hid their male carabao to prevent the two carabaos from fighting.

FEATURED STORIES

About 3 p.m., the carabao came nearer to their house in Bandiangan, forcing Alfredo to drive the carabao away.

It instead attacked him, killing the farmer on the spot. CDG

RELATED STORIES

Calls for more protection after latest Australia shark attack

Wild elephant kills two Thais in rubber plantation rampage

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: attack, carabao, farmer, Iloilo
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.