Malawi: Crocodile attacks Dutch national

crocphotoA Dutch national Martin Mulder, 26, has been terribly attacked by crocodiles in the Southern region lake district of Mangochi in Malawi.
According to police records, Mulder went swimming with his dog when the crocodiles attacked him and drugged him to a distance of about 3 kilometers.Mangochi police spokes person, Rodrick Maida said the victim was rescued by his care taker who hit the crocodile by an iron rod. He said Mulder sustained deep wounds in the buttocks, thighs and fingers.

In a related development a woman Sunday Nguluwe was also attacked and killed by crocodiles in the southern region district of Chikwawa.

The Chikwawa police spokesperson said she was attacked as she went to fetch water in the shire river. “People that were at the incident of the scene tried to assist her to no avail. She was only found the following morning dead,” the police said.

Article via Africa News | 15 Decemner 2009 |


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
This entry was posted in Crocodilians in The News and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s