Employee of Shymkent zoo killed by fallen tree
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.