Botswanan President Attacked by Cheetah, Standard Reports

Botswana’s President Ian Khama was attacked by a cheetah while visiting army barracks last week, Gaborone’s Sunday Standard reported, citing government spokesman Jeff Ramsay.

The cat jumped at Khama while he was inspecting it at its feeding time and the president had to have stitches on his face, the newspaper reported, citing Ramsay.

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