Crocodile cuts off Ngundu woman’s hand


NGUNDU – Sostina Machona from Zvamapere village, Chief Nyajena, Ngundu is battling for her life at Masvingo Provincial Hospital after a crocodile cut off her hand while she was washing clothes at Chemukuyu Dam along Tugwi River on Saturday.

Villagers are calling upon the National Parks to come and deal with the issue of problem animals in the area since the crocodile is frequently seen basking in the sun.

Jacob Mahlaule Chauke who ferried the victim to the hospital after the incident confirmed the incident to Two Nations.
Linet Matsika who was watering her garden heard someone screaming and alerted Nhamo Matungira a fisherman who was at the dam and the two rescued Machona from being dragged into the dam.

Machona was first taken to Nyahombe clinic, then Neshuro District Hospital before being transferred to Masvingo.

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