Crocodile Crashes Fisherman in Bugesera

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On 23 December 2012 saa 01:08
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A Man identified as Frederic Mukeshimana 35 resident in Bugesera district was attacked by a crocodile while fishing in Lake Kidogo.

It’s said the crocodile crushed his leg and inflicted several injuries on his stomach.

He was immediately rushed to nearby hospital after being rescued by an area resident.

The incident happened December 21 in Bugesera District, Rilima Sector in Ntarama cell around 6:00 am.

Supt Benoit Nsengiyumva the police spokesperson in Eastern Region said though measures are in place to prevent the public from such animal attacks, they are urged to desist from such illegal fishing.

He further said that fishermen should join cooperatives which work better in this type of business but also advised parents to protect their children from playing around such dangerous sites.


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