Crocodile 'takes' Aboriginal ranger in Arnhem Land community, sparking police search

12 Octobre, 2018, 14:41 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Crocodile 'takes' Aboriginal ranger in Arnhem Land community, sparking police search

EARLIER: A woman is missing from a remote community in East Arnhem Land with unconfirmed reports that she may have been attacked by a crocodile.

Police say they do not yet know the condition or identity of the victim.

The ranger's body and the crocodile were found just before 5pm less than one kilometre from the scene of the attack.

The woman was reported missing on Friday in Arnhem Land, a vast Northern Territory wilderness area.

The crocodile was destroyed by local Indigenous rangers and the woman's body was recovered.

Crocodile 'takes' Aboriginal ranger in Arnhem Land community, sparking police search

The Aboriginal ranger was snatched by the crocodile at the East Arnhem outstation of Gan Gan about 206km southwest of Yirrkala at about 10am on Friday.

Police said it was not yet clear what type of crocodile had taken the woman.

"NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into the incident", it said in a statement.

Due to the remoteness of the location the circumstances surrounding the incident have not been confirmed.

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