Loire: watch out for bus attacks!

Bus attacks are increasing in the Loire, a surprising phenomenon given the season.

Several bus attacks have been designated in the Loire lately. The latest, this Tuesday, May 31 in Saint-Genest-Lerpt in the Fontache sector.

A person has been prize for target by a raptor who attacked her from behind, giving her pecks on the back of the skull. The previous week, a jogger had already borne the brunt of one of these birds, this time at Croix-des-Sagnes.

An unsurprising phenomenon for the season

During this period, certain birds of prey, including buses, make their nests, between April and June. They can show themselves aggressive if someone approaches it and then tries to defend their territory.

What to do in the event of an attack?

The town of Saint-Genest-Lerpt has warned walkers and advises to stop running and wave a branch overhead to chase away the volatile.


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