Chinese tourist 'killed by monkey' at mountain reserve

Tourist struck on head by falling rock

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Monkey Kills Chinese Businessman After Pushing Rock


An eminent Chinese businessman has died after being hit on the head by a falling rock pushed by a monkey.

The 68-year-old former chairman of Shanghai food company Guan Sheng Yuan Co Ltd, Weng Mao, was injured at the nature park on Yuntai Mountain in Henan, China.

He was rushed to hospital but later died of his injuries.

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According to Mashable, the 67-year-old Weng was visiting the nature reserve as part of a photo shooting activity organised by the Shanghai Yelv Travel Agency.

The Daily Mail reports that the Yuntai Mountain Management Bureau confirmed the incident, and released a statement that said Wen was touring the Tanpu Valley at the time.

It said: "At 9.25am on April 19, members of staff at Xiaozhaigou were informed of a case of injury.

"The tourist, Weng Mao, was hit by a stone kicked down by a monkey near the pavilion when he was touring Tanpu Valley."

Weng had reportedly taken up photography after he retired.

The Yuntai Mountain is home to the Yuntai Waterfall, which is the tallest waterfall in China.

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