Man swal­lowed whole by python

New Straits Times - - World -

JAKARTA: A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swal­lowed whole by a python on the is­land of Su­lawesi.

A six-minute video on the web­site of the Tri­bun Timur pub­li­ca­tion shows vil­lagers slic­ing open the python’s car­cass to re­veal the legs and torso of the dead vic­tim, named Ak­bar.

Ju­naedi, sec­re­tary of Salu­biro in West Su­lawesi, said yes­ter­day that vil­lagers be­gan search­ing for Ak­bar on Mon­day. The search party found scat­tered palm oil fruit, a pick­ing tool and a boot, and then spot­ted the en­gorged 7m-long retic­u­lated python. AP

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