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Fisherman drowns

A fisherman drowned in a dam while another one was mauled by a crocodile while fishing in Madziva, Mt Darwin, last week.

Another man was trampled to death by an elephant in Mbire district on the same day.

Mashonaland Central deputy police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Fidelis Dhewu confirmed the incidents.

Godfrey Rupenga (37) of Marufu village, Mt Darwin was fishing with his two friends Lazarus Mubvumbi (36) and Fililian Mlilo (48) when he drowned after failing to swim.

Another fisherman, Major Chinodakufa, (48) of Nyamaropa village, Mt Darwin was mauled by a crocodile while fishing at Eben dam in Madziva.

In another case, a 50-year-old Mbire man was trampled to death by an elephant while guarding his sorghum field from wild animals. — SIMBARASHE SITHOLE

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