Monday 20 October 2014

Woman attacked and killed by herd of cows

Published 29/07/2014 | 09:09

White Charolais cows in France
The herd got spooked when it saw her dog

A woman has been attacked and killed by a herd of cows in Austria.

Police said the animals were apparently agitated at the sight of the 45-year-old German's dog, which was on a lead.

Officers said the hiker was rushed by about 20 cows and their calves. Attempts by an emergency crew to revive her were unsuccessful.

The attack happened in a mountain meadow in Tyrol province.

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