British soldier dies after being trampled by elephant in Malawi

A British Army soldier has  died in Malawi when he was reportedly trampled by an elephant and died while on a counter-poaching mission, United Kingdom has confirmed.

Talbot died in Malawi

The soldier identified as Guardsman Mathew Talbot died in Liwonde National Park during counter poaching operations on  May 5  2019.

British troops are working alongside Malawian park rangers in a counter-poaching capacity building programme.

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Guardsman Mathew Talbot, who died while carrying out vital counter poaching work in Malawi,” reads in part the statement issued by UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

“This tragic incident is a reminder of the danger our military faces as they protect some of the world’s endangered species from those who seek to profit from the criminal slaughter of wildlife.”

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Elephant
Elephant
3 years ago

He got what he deserved. Ife sitingathe kunlondera njovu zathu? zikanapaha asirikali 10 obwerawo

Graham
Graham
3 years ago
Reply to  Elephant

Abale ako nao afe chimodzimodzi

Nick
Nick
3 years ago

This is a simple story, and a sad one, about a young man who was killed by an elephant while doing useful work in Malawi.
The comments are foolish and racist

Innoxy
Innoxy
3 years ago
Reply to  Nick

Yes, some of these comments are indeed foolish and could be described as racial.We are all the same people regardless of skin colour, language and nationality.

KKMM
KKMM
3 years ago

can our journalist pliz be serious when reporting !! give us full details , what actually happened for an Elephant to tramp him?? was he alone? what first did receive?? did he die on the spot?? wake up guys aaaah

Associate Proffesor
Associate Proffesor
3 years ago

Killed by elephant while trying to protect elephants from being killed. Sad

Wina Mpoto
3 years ago

May his soul rest in peace

khwasukhwasu
3 years ago

The soldiers were sent to harvest bush meat for the Britons

kgosi
3 years ago
Reply to  khwasukhwasu

may God forgive you for such foolish remarks, rather stay quite than what you have uttered here

Chilungamo
Chilungamo
3 years ago
Reply to  khwasukhwasu

Shame!!!
You are in sick & evil to the core.
Bola ukanabadwa nyama yaku tchire bolaninso fisi!!!

BigMan
BigMan
3 years ago

What led to the Elephant trampling him?

Gulukunyinda
Gulukunyinda
3 years ago

Indeed the information that has been provided, is not complete. What killed him?

Achiswe.
3 years ago

It is reported in the UK that he was trampled by an elephant and died. No other details are given.

John Chibisa
3 years ago

Tell us complete information please!!!! What has killed him????? Was he attacked by wild animals?? Is it Malaria or WHAT???

Kalambo
Kalambo
3 years ago
Reply to  John Chibisa

He was trampled by an elephant. Chichewa: njovu inamulusila nkumponda mpaka imfa.

seat
seat
3 years ago
Reply to  Kalambo

kikikiki kufuna chichewa cha tramp akuwona ngati donald trump malawi sazatheka

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