Man gored to loss of life by antelope in Swedish animal park

STOCKHOLM — An worker of an animal park in southwestern Sweden was gored to loss of life by a big antelope, the attraction’s proprietor stated Monday.

Richard Berglund instructed reporters that he witnessed the incident involving an eland as he was serving to the sufferer take the animals into stables after the park had closed. He didn’t give particulars.

“It was a friend … we’re all grieving,” Berglund stated.

The goring occurred late Sunday on the Oland Animal and Leisure Park on the southwestern island of Oland. Police stated the case is being thought of a “workplace accident,” which is commonplace process.

It was not recognized exactly what occurred contained in the enclosure. The id and citizenship of the deceased worker was not given.

The eland is the world’s largest antelope.

As of Monday, the park had closed for the season, in line with its web site.

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