2 Hippos attacked a man believed to be a border jumper in Beitbridge on Friday. The man sustained serious injuries and later on died at Beitbridge Hospital after the attack the Chronicle reports.
The incident was confirmed by Beitbridge Municipality which spoke to the publication and said:
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Two hippos were gunned down in Limpopo River (after) having injured an individual suspected to be a border jumper in the early hours of Friday. The injured individual is said to have passed on later at the Beitbridge District Hospital. This is the fourth such incident in the border town this year alone.
This comes barely a week after elephants attacked and killed a man herding cattle in Hwange last week.
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