Hippopotamus attack two on River Nile
By Kaweesa Hope
July 12th, 2023

One  Person Is Currently Nursing Serious Injuries At Pakwach Health Center 1V In Pakwach District After He Was Seriously Attacked By A Stray Hippopotamus. #WhisperEyeNews

The Victim Called Ongom Was Crossing  River Nile With His Son Local Leaders Say. 

Both Are Residents Of Pakwach Town Council.

One  person is currently nursing serious injuries at Pakwach Health Center 1V in Pakwach District after he was seriously attacked by a stray hippopotamus. #WhisperEyeNews

The victim called Ongom was crossing  River Nile with his son local leaders say. 

Both are residents of Pakwach town council.

They were rescued by the community of Pujwang at the Pujwang landing site in Amor 
East Ward Pakwach town council.

The LC3 chairperson of Pakwach town council Patrick Warom commended members of the public for responding on time to save lives.

 He also reminded locals about the rampant movement of stray animals from the river Nile and Murchison falls national park.

" I would like to thank the community of Pujwang that really helped us rescue one Ongom who got attacked by the hippo as they were crossing the River with his son. The animals have become rampant, we should be vigilant but let's not kill the animals, we should instead lias with UWA to see how we can co_exist with animals", Warom Said.

This come two weeks after two fishermen were killed by a stray hippopotamus in the Wadelai Sub-county Pakwach district.

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