Monday, 14 October 2013

News Article:Singaporeans attacked by rampaging bull in Ipoh

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Nine Singaporeans were attacked by a bull in Ipoh. It escaped from its enclosure and charged towards the tourists, who were eating at  a stall on Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, at around 4p.m.. Four tourists suffered from injuries like lacerations and bruises. The victims were sent to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital emergency unit at around 6 p.m.. This incident turned their pleasent vacation into a bad experience. The bull charged towards Jalan Yau Tet Shin after the attack, and then on to Jalan Sultan Iskandar with policemen and Civil Defence Department officers chasing it. It was finally caught  when it entered the Elim Gospel Hall compound.

In my opinion, such incident could be prevented if there was someone to keep a close eye out on the bull. The Singaporeans could also stay calm when the bull charged towards them to prevent the bull from attacking them. Animals like bulls have became harder and harder to control and more agressive as learnt from the incident. I also felt sorry for the nine Singaporeans especially the four injured ones.

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