Indonesian authorities burn carcasses of hundreds of crocodiles

Some of the hundreds of crocodiles, killed by angry locals after a man was killed in a crocodile attack, are burned by government authorities in Sorong regency, West Papua, Indonesia, July 16, 2018. Antara Foto/Olha Mulalinda/ via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities have burned the carcasses of nearly 300 crocodiles slaughtered by villagers retaliating for the death of a man attacked by a reptile from a breeding farm, a government official said on Tuesday. After the victim’s burial, an angry mob armed with knives, hammers and clubs burst into the farm area […]

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