BREAKING: Man dies and two others seriously injured after being ambushed by water buffalo in Wales

A 57-year-old man has died and two people are in hospital with serious injuries after a water buffalo attack in Wales.

Police confirmed a 19-year-old man is in a critical condition and a woman 22, sustained a serious leg injury during the incident in Gwehelog, Monmouthshire.

Gwent Police said in a statement: “We received a report of an incident at a commercial property in Gwehelog, Monmouthshire, at around 2.50pm on Tuesday May 5, after two men and a woman were attacked by a water buffalo.”


The 57.year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was tranferred to Royal Gwent Hospital with non-critical injuries and the 19-year-old was flown by air ambulance to the University Hospital of Wales.

The animal has been destroyed.

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