SO SAD: Grade 6 girl dies after being attacked by crocodile while fishing with her friends


A Grade Six learner at Gumira Primary School in Chipinge was killed by a crocodile while fishing with her friends.

Assistant Inspector Chinyoka confirmed the incident which happened on the confluence of Save and Dakate rivers on December 14.

He said the now late Winnie Murambiwa went for fishing together with her three friends at Dakate River when she met her fate.

“Whist fishing, Winnie was attacked by a crocodile. Her colleagues ran home and notified their parents who managed to retrieve part of Winnie’s remains in the river,” said Assistant Inspector Chinyoka.

Village head Kowanayi Machiya of Gumira area also confirmed the incident, and said they engaged members of the ZimParks from Chipangayi who attended the scene and killed the reptile.

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