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ENG BANKA

(INGBan-CA)
The peaceful Chewong tribe of Malaysia has in its mythology a vampiric spirit hound known as an eng banka. It hunts humans, ripping their souls from their bodies and devouring them. The victim of an eng banka attack will die within a few days.
Source: Curran, Vampires, 135; Howell, Society and Cosmos, 122
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