Man attacked by longhorn cow

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A man attacked by a longhorn cattle beast has been flown to hospital by the Palmerston North Rescue helicopter with serious stomach and chest injuries.

Eyewitnesses say the 61-year-old man was repeatedly lifted from the ground by the animal during the attack this afternoon at a Woodville property.

The man was stabilised at the scene before being airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.

- Newstalk ZB

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