Girl, 7, dies after being hit by rock thrown by elephant in Morocco zoo

2016-07-28 - Rabat, Morocco.

A seven-year-old girl has died after being struck by a rock thrown by an elephant at a zoo in Morocco. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Rabat zoo. The girl’s father is thought to have lifted her on to his shoulders to give her a better view of the animals. One of the elephants picked up a stone – nearly the size of half a brick – with its trunk and threw it. The stone struck the girl on the back of the head, knocking her unconscious.

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