PERU: FOUR CHILDREN KILLED BY VAMPIRE BATS

Pubblicato il 13 agosto 2010 14:13 | Ultimo aggiornamento: 13 agosto 2010 14:13

Vampire bats have attacked 500 people, causing the death of four children in the Peruvian Amazon region. The attack took place in the village of Uraqusa, in northeastern Peru, home of the Aguajun tribe. The victims were killed by rabies and the authorities have delivered vaccines and medication to the tribal leaders. In the last few weeks, in the Marajo’ Island, at the mouth of the Amazon River, 15 people died, including a child. .