It was revealed on Thursday that in a Kenyan town known as Wajir, a sleeping family was attacked by a pack of hyenas on July 10. The vicious attack left 2 children dead while six others injured, officials said. One of the victims, a 10-year-old boy Musa Jelle was airlifted to Nairobi since he suffered more serious injuries.
According to the details, Musa and seven other family members were sleeping in the open in Wajir when they were attacked and ambushed by a pack of hyenas. The incident occurred in the last week that left two small children dead at the scene while other six adult relatives ended up injured.
Five of the six injury victims in the July 10 attack were brought to the Habaswein District Hospital whereby they were treated for their injuries but were discharged in few days. However, on the doctors’ advice, a helicopter airlifted 10-year-old Musa Jellew Thursday to a Nairobi hospital.
Poor boy had suffered more serious injuries in the deadly attack than the rest of his family. Meanwhile, following the incident, the authorities tracked down the creatures and killed them in the nearby forest.