Mum Is Cut Out Of 27ft Python After She Was Eaten While Gardening


This horrifying footage shows the moment a woman was cut from a 27ft python after being eaten alive in Indonesia after she was attacked while gardening.

Wa Tiba's children became concerned when she failed to return to her home in Southeast Sulawesi on Thursday 14 June.

The 54-year-old was last seen when she went out to do some gardening.

But her children became concerned when there was no sign of her the next morning at their home and they began looking for her at 6am.

A search party later found her sandals, machete and torch around 30 metres from a patch of bushes that appeared ruffled.

Wa Tiba's sons then made a chilling discovery - an enormous python lounged on the ground, barely able to move due to an enormous bulge in its belly after it had swallowed the housewife head first.

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Resident Ayu Kartika said: ''Everybody was crying, everybody was shocked. The poor woman. This is like a horror movie. People are terrified. We are scared to go outside. We can only pray for safety.''

Frantically, her sons called police and by 9am hundreds of villagers had gathered round the patch of grass in the remote Mabolu Village in the Lohia Regency of Muna province.

Footage captured the moment the snake's skin was sliced open to reveal the slime-covered corpse of the housewife.

She was still wearing her brown leggings and dark red top.

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Credit: ViralPress

The knife that Wa Tiba had gone out with the previous evening was found on the floor - suggesting she had dropped it after being struck with deadly power by the killer python.

Her head was towards the snake's tail and her feet at its mouth - showing that she had been swallowed head first.

Police superintendent Agung Ramos from the Muna district Indonesian National Police said Wa Tiba had ventured outside to check her garden the previous evening and never returned.

He said: ''Children and residents had been looking for Wa after she did not return home. Some items belonging to the victim - sandals, machete, and flashlights - were found but the victim was not there.

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Credit: ViralPress

''The family then reported this to the police and the search reached its conclusion at 9am. Residents found a python that looked like it was unable to move. Residents then suspected the snake swallowed Wa Tiba.

''People took the snake into the village and started splitting the snake. The suspicions were true and there was a body intact inside the snake. Unfortunately the victim was lifeless.''

Wa Tiba had a traditional burial ceremony later that afternoon, in keeping with traditional religious customs.

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Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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