Primary school pupil dies after crocodile attack

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crocodileA 14 year old Malawian boy has died in Nkhatabay district after a crocodile attacked him when he was fishing in Lutupa River in the district.

Police identified the deceased as Blessings Phiri who was a standard four pupil at Kachere primary school.

Police spokesperson Ignasious Esau said the crocodile dragged the deceased into the river.

“After his disappearance the community searched for him and they found his body which was found without legs,” said Esau.

Phiri hailed from Iteta village Traditional Authority Fukamapiri in Nkhatabay district.

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  1. Lifupa river, not litupa.This river is also known as a home of crocodile river,these are not natural crocodile they are man made,don’t let your young ones dwell along this place,it’s so dangerous

  2. Rip Blessings but the explanation is simple poverty is to blame Crocodiles and human beings are fighting for survival, Over fishing is leaving Crocodiles with no choice .

  3. amalawi ambuye tithawire kt tawonane ifa njala mkhwala mzipatala zathu mlimbe malubino akuphedwa opanda chifukwa mtsogoleri wathu akutitukwana chifukwa ca uphawi wathu.madzi akuswa mangesi akuthimathima zithu zandura misika ikupya.

  4. Ena mukukulilapo umwale pa maliro amwana remember maliro sindale guys. Any way its one by one but different ways to go .young boy rest in peace…………..

  5. Very Sad” my advise to all people who live lakeshoreside,like #shire river & #lake malawi is never allow small children 2go fishing or playing such places’ 2avoid such tragedy

  6. Very Sad” my advise to all people who live lakeshoreside,like #shire river & #lake malawi is never allow small children 2go fishing or playing such places’ 2avoid such tragedy

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