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African villagers save hunter from crocodile

Updated: February 9, 2006, 6:39 PM ET
Associated Press — Feb. 9, 2006

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HARARE, Zimbabwe — A human chain of villagers pulled a hunter from the jaws of a crocodile in northeastern Zimbabwe, state media reported.

Letikuku Sidumbu, 32, was attacked while trying to cross the swollen Mubvinzi river in the Goromonzi district, about 25 miles east of Harare, during an early-morning hunting expedition with his uncle.

As the crocodile clenched it jaws on his right arm, the villagers ...

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