Woman attacked by wild antelope succumbs to death

A 48-year-old woman at Dambai Old Town in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region has died after she was attacked by a wild antelope.

Madam Bejome Jacha who went to the farm to pick mangoes, came under attack after the animal head-butted her, causing injuries to her chest area.

The victim, who landed in thorny bushes, shouted for help and was rescued by a yam farmer, Kwabena Wasaw, who lives in the vicinity.

She was rushed to the Kopah clinic at Dambai, where she received first aid before being transferred to the Worawora Government Hospital.

Husband of the victim, Jacha Jagri, who confirmed the incident to the GNA said his wife was transferred to the Hohoe Municipal Hospital, where she was on admission until she passed on yesterday.


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