Pinay maid in Kuwait dies after being attacked by employer’s pet lion

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Citing primetime news program 24 Oras, GMA News Online reported that “a Filipino domestic helper named Lourdes Abejuela died in Kuwait days after she was attacked by her employer’s pet lion.”

According to the report, “Abejuela was brought to a hospital after she was attacked by the lion, which escaped from its cage, but she was immediately discharged.”

However, a friend of the domestic helper said that “Abejuela experienced headaches days after the discharge.” Her employer brought her back to the hospital, but she died there on Wed, Dec 10.

Abejuela had been working for the employer who owned the lion for several years.

The investigation is still ongoing.



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