Authorities in Zvishavane have warned villagers in the district from being close to dams and rivers at night after a crocodile attacked and killed a man in the community over the weekend.
Speaking to Great Dyke News, Zvishavane District Development Coordinator Darlington Chokera urged to desist from fishing, crossing or panning in large water bodies as it poses many dangers.
He highlighted that cases of human-wildlife conflicts have been on an upward trend hence the need for the public to take extra caution.
More details on what transpired will be made available when the Police release them.
The number of people being attacked by crocodiles in and around water bodies in the country has been on the increase as people move closer to rivers in search of livelihoods. In 2022 alone, more than 20 people were mauled to death by the reptiles