A 42 year old man in Mangochi have been killed by a crocodile.
According to Mangochi police station deputy public relations officer Amina Daudi ,the man identified as Mtaja Mkowa was attacked and killed by a crocodile on monday.
Daudi said Mkowa was attacked by the marauding crocodile near Masi dock along the Shire river when he went to clean himself after finishing his field work.
Meanwhile Mangochi Police have urged the general public to avoid visiting or bathing in crocodile infested places inorder to avoid being attacked by crocodiles.
The decease hails from Masi village in Tradional Authority Chowe in the district.