Lion kills woman in South African private game reserve

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The spokesperson for the emergency team said they received a call that a lioness had attacked a woman

A woman has been mauled to death by a lioness at a private game reserve north of South Africa’s administrative capital, Pretoria, a local emergency service reports.

Netcare 911 spokesman Nick Dollman said the service had responded to a call of a lioness attack in Hammanskraal town.

“Tragically, the victim had sustained severe injuries and she died at the scene,” Mr Dollman said.

It is unclear what led to the attack.

Mr Dollman said that bystanders had tried to revive the…

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