Runaway rhino kills one, injures six in Nepal

A runaway rhinoceros pictured running along a road in Hetauda, in the Makawanpur district of Nepal, some 40kms south-west of the capital Kathmandu on March 30, 2015A rhinoceros that had wandered off a wildlife reserve rampaged through a town in central Nepal on Monday, leaving one woman dead and six people injured, police said. A local police official said the animal travelled some 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the unfenced reserve to the town in Makwanpur district where it chased down startled pedestrians as well as vehicles. “The rhino hit and killed one 61-year-old woman, and injured six others,” said Shishu Sharma, Makwanpur police spokesperson. “We have contacted technicians to see if we can sedate the rhino.

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