Employee of Shymkent zoo killed by fallen tree

Date: 06:34, 12-05-2014.

Shymkent. May 12. KazTAG - An employee of Shymkent zoo Gulnazym Tulenova has been killed by a fallen tree, said Seidulla Zhubayev, zoo director.

"It happened today at 8.00 in the morning. Strong wind broke a tree which fell on Gulnazym Tulenova. She died on the scene," he said.

The tree was 50 cm in diameter.

The deceased woman had three daughters and a husband. According to the director Tulenova was a precious employee who had been working for 25 years with animals.

After the accident the department of emergency situations checked the trees and said there is no dead-wood.

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