Kiwi man attacked by orangutan in Sumatra

  • 28/08/2015
Kiwi man attacked by orangutan in Sumatra

A New Zealand man is in hospital after being attacked by an orangutan in Indonesia.

Binula Wickramarachchi, 27, was bitten by an ape while trekking with other tourists in the North Sumatra, The Jakarta Post has reported.

The culprit is suspected to be a 38-year-old wild orangutan named Minah.

Mr Wickramarachchi is being treated in Colombia Hospital in Medan.

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