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Fisherman dies in croc attack

By Walter Nyamukondiwa

A KARIBA fisherman died this morning after being attacked by a crocodile while fishing at Lomagundi Lakeside in Lake Kariba.

File picture of crocodile
File picture of crocodile

The man had seemingly been saved from the jaws of death by unlikely saviours, hippos, after being snapped by a huge crocodile while fishing knee-deep in the waters of Lake Kariba.

However, he died several minutes after being retrieved. He had sustained a deep gush on the hand which was nearly severed from the body and a wound to the rib cage.

His body was taken to Kariba District Hospital mortuary. The Herald