Karonga man dies in Lake Malawi crocodile attack

A 28-year old man Hussein Zibeli  has di ed after being attacked by a crocodile, in Lake Malawi in Karonga district, police has confirmed.

Attacked and killed by croc

According to Karonga police deputy spokesperson George Mulewa, the development occurred around 8 am onThursday when the deceased went to meet his friends who were fishing.

The crocodile caught the deceased when he was swimming.

“Fishermen saw him attacked by the crocodile and they screamed   and by  the time they went to the spot where the croc attacked, they couldn’t save him because already the crocodile had pulled him inside the water so they couldn’t see what was going on.

“After some minutes, his body was seen floating at a nearby place and was taken to a hospital,” said Mulewa.

He said postmortem conducted at the hospital revealed that the death was due to hemorrhage and suffocation.

The deceased hailed from Kayunga village, the area of Traditional Authority Kyungu in Karonga district.


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4 years ago

you have not communicated here. The jargon, “OMNA Amphibious Tourniquets” does not mean anything usable to most of your fellow readers.

Carson Hendo
4 years ago

If you’re going to be around places where marine predators like crocodiles are, you should be carrying OMNA Amphibious Tourniquets.

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