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Monday, 6 August, 2001, 09:01 GMT 10:01 UK
Elephant kills Czech zoo employee

A zoo-keeper in the Czech republic has been killed after being attacked by an elephant.

The man - who worked in a zoo at Dvur Kralove in eastern Bohemia - died of throat injuries, which where inflicted when he gave the sick female elephant an injection.

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