Police forces in Assiut after the jackal was killed.
CAIRO – 28 July 2018: An Egyptian jackal attacked 18 in Dairout Center, Assiut governorate. The injured were sent to hospitals in Assiut to receive the care and vaccines needed.
Police forces killed the jackal after it attacked the citizens.
General Gamal Shokr, assistant minister of Interior and Director of Security in Assiut, was notified by the police in Dairout that a jackal has attacked 18 citizens. Police forces looked for the jackal and killed it. And the prosecution is investigating the case.
a citizen was attacked by the jackal
The Egyptian jackal is a member of the wolf family. Many archeologists believe that the god Anubis was inspired by jackals; Anubis is Egyptian god of the afterlife and mummification in the ancient Egyptian mythology. He was said to have invented the process of mummification and taught it to the Egyptian people.
Anubis; The Egyptian god of the afterlife and mummification in the ancient Egyptian mythology
A number of jackals reported attacking citizens in different governorates over the last five years, sparking fears among residents of these areas.