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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Young woman mauled to death by lion at private game lodge in South Africa


Bystanders had initiated CPR to try and resuscitate the woman before she was declared dead at the scene after suffering "severe injuries"


A young woman has been mauled to death by a lion at a private game lodge in South Africa.

The 22-year-old victim died at the scene today after she sustained "severe injuries" at an unnamed reserve in Hammanskraal, in the Gauteng province, local media reported.

The name of the lodge and the circumstances surrounding the attack are not yet known but it is believed to have happened just outside the Dinokeng Nature Reserve.

The death was reported on social media.

Netcare 911, which responds to emergency incidents across South Africa, tweeted: "A female has tragically died after being mauled by a lioness at a game lodge."


The woman was mauled just after 11am local time in Hammanskraal, South Africa (Image: .facebook.com)


The attack is believed to have happened just outside the Dinokeng Nature Reserve (Image: Facebook)


In a statement to local media, Netcare 911 spokesman, Nick Dollman, said bystanders had initiated CPR to try and resuscitate the woman before paramedics arrived at the scene just after 11am today.

The statement read: "At approximately 11 h05 on Tuesday, Netcare 911 was called to assist at a game lodge in the Hammanskraal area.



"Reports from the scene allege that a twenty-two-year-old female victim was attacked and mauled by a lioness.

"When Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene bystanders had initiated CPR. Tragically the victim had sustained severe injuries and she died at the scene."

Netcare 911 reported the death on Twitter
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Cullinan police are at the lodge to "complete the investigation", according to reports.

Mirror Online have contacted the South African Police Service (SAPS) for comment.

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