JUST IN: Stray hippo kills Gwanda man

15 Feb, 2021 - 12:02 0 Views
JUST IN: Stray hippo kills Gwanda man Garanyemba Dam

The Chronicle

Mthabisi Tshuma, Gwanda Correspondent

A 37-year-old man from Lushongwe village in Gwanda district died yesterday after he was attacked by a hippopotamus while on his way to work.

The hippopotamus is suspected to be part of two hippos that have reportedly turned Garanyemba Dam into their home.

The stray hippo shows off its head at Garanyemba dam recently (Picture by Austin Nyathi)

The deceased who has been identified as Nicholas Ndlovu was reportedly attacked by the hippo yesterday at around 9PM while going to a nearby mine where he works.

He was pronounced dead on admission to Gwanda Provincial Hospital.

More details to follow


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