British Journalist Died After Dragged By Crocodile While On Holiday in Sri Lanka

A 25 year old, Paul McClean, a British graduate from the Oxford University and a journalist belonged to Financial Times, is killed by a crocodile during he was on holidays in Sri Lanka during.

The local witnesses reported that, the crocodile dragged McClean, while he was washing hands into a lagoon near Arugam Bay known as the Crocodile Rock. He has recently done his Honors degree in 201, from Oxford University with First Class in French and later, joined the Financial Times.

According to the Sri Lankan police, McClean went for bathing in the Panama’s sea with his friends group, after which he found to be missing. The Sri Lankan navy and the police were all on searching for McClean.

The reporters added that McClean left his group of friends and went to the toilet, where he got ambushed by the beast after dipping hands into lagoon to wash.

The owner Fawas Lafeer, of the Safa Surf School, which is located near the place where this incident was happened, told that, “A local fisherman witnessed a man being dragged into a river, set back from the beach, by a crocodile. The fisherman was on the opposite side of the river and downstream of the incident location.”

Fawas Lafeer added to say, “This is the first known crocodile attack in Sri Lanka. Both tourists and locals surf at Elephant Rock, which is a beautiful secluded beach and very safe. Crocodiles in Sri Lanka live only in the fresh, back waters of the jungle.  It is almost unheard of for them to come close to the beach. The salt water actually turns them blind.”

 

 

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