- The 8-year-old was swallowed by a crocodile
- The incident took place in Borneo, Indonesia
- The body was exhumed
On Wednesday, a tragic incident took place in the eastern province of Kalimantan. The crocodile swallowed the eight-year-old and his younger brother while they were swimming in the river. The father was watching the children swim from the house on the river bank. Meanwhile, children were attacked by crocodiles and an eight-year-old boy was swallowed, according to the local rescue agency Octavianto.
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According to the Octavianto official, the boy’s father jumped into the river to save his son, but the crocodile escaped. “The boy’s father chased the crocodile and beat him with his hand, but to no avail,” the official added.
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The boy’s body was found Thursday after the incident. The 6 meter long crocodile was caught by the locals in Kudai Timur district. They found the baby’s body inside the crocodile. The child’s body has been recovered by paramedics. According to the report, a video of the baby being taken out and the family members crying has been released.
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