KIRYANDONGO-UGANDA/NEWSDAY: A crocodile has reportedly killed a 35 year old man at Murchison Falls National Park in Kiryandongo district.
Simon Okumu, a resident of Okwece village in Karuma town council went missing on Saturday after he went fishing on River Nile, 10 kilometers South of the town council.
Joseph Oryem, the Karuma Local Council I told Uganda Radio Network (URN) on Sunday afternoon that the deceased is suspected to have been eaten by a crocodile.
Oryem explained that an attempt was made to locate him by the team of Uganda Wildlife Authority on Sunday morning but only parts of his body were recovered.
“We only found his head and part of his chest and with foot marks of a crocodile around,” said Oryem.
He revealed that seven people, mostly hunters and fishermen have died in the area in a period of four months, a situation described as worrying.
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