Kalabo man in hospital following croc attack
By Staff Reporter
A 24-year-old man is nursing serious body wounds in the Kalabo district hospital after being attacked by a crocodile.
Liuwa Operations Ranger, Safely Mulala, disclosed the incident an interview with ZANIS.
Mulala identified the victim as Kashweka Kashweka of Linoko village in Mutaa area in chief Likubi’s sub-chiefdom.
“The victim allegedly met his fate last Wednesday while fishing in the Luambimba river in total disregard of the current fish ban,” he said.
He said the victim sustained deep cuts on the right thigh.
“The victim was earlier admitted to Mutaa rural health centre for medical treatment before being referred to Kalabo District Hospital,” he said.
Mulala said a team of wildlife officers had been dispatched to the area where the attack occurred in order to gather more information.