By UTN Reporter Rukungiri - An elephant has killed one person in Rukungiri district and destroyed gardens in a scary attack on of Nyamuhiika Parish, in Bwambara Sub County.
The elephant that reportedly over ran boundaries of Queen Elizabeth National Park killed Hadijah Tumuhire 45, Wednesday evening near her home. The district Police Commander for Rukungiri Richard Emuna told this website that the woman had gone to collect firewood when she encountered the elephant.
Her body was picked and taken to Bugangari Health Centre IV, before it was handed over to the relatives for burial.
Emuna cautioned the residents living near the park to avoid coming too close to the park.