Crocodile in Sri Lanka killed a British journalist

Paul McClean

British journalist Paul Macklin (Paul McClean), who worked in the newspaper The Financial Times, became the prey of a crocodile in Sri Lanka. Reported by the New York Post.

25-year-old graduate of the University of Oxford was on vacation with friends. The man went to the nearest lagoon to wash my hands. According to preliminary data, the animal grabbed Macklin when he lowered them into the water.

According to eyewitnesses, they saw the reptile dragged him under the water “waving his arms and kicking the man.”

The journalist went missing in a lagoon elephant Rock, near the beach, popular with surfers. “This is the first I know of crocodile attack in Sri Lanka. Go here, both tourists and locals. The beach is beautiful, secluded and safe place,” said one of the witnesses.

Rescuers are searching for the bodies of the British.

In June last year on site at the amusement Park Walt Disney World in the U.S. state of Florida alligator dragged the boy, who was on the shore of the pond. Witnessing the attacks of reptiles on the child were his parents. Father tried to save the baby, but he failed. The child’s body managed to find a few days later.