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77-year-old Grandma Mauled to Death by Son’s Dogs

A Zambian woman has died after being mauled by her son’s dogs.

News outlets reported that 77-year-old Emma Musonda Makungu was killed by the Boerboel dogs at her son’s home in Lusaka. 

She had just relocated from Luanshya to live with her son when she met her death. 

Confirming the incident, police spokesperson Danny Mwale said the incident happened on Tuesday morning, May 24. 

The news was received with shock and sadness by netizens who sympathized with the grieving family. 

Chibamba F. Kanyama: I consider this to be an accident that could have been avoided. I deeply sympathize with the son. I can only encourage you to stand strong, learn something from the experience and find something, through intense counsel, to help you best remember your mum.

Joey Sinyangwe: I received this news the actual day it happened and I was hurt.

Derrick Chinyanta: Keeping of these should just be outlawed. Let’s continue keeping our mongrels if we have no capacity to secure these exotic breeds.

Zambia police spokesperson Danny Mwale  PHOTO/COURTESY

Elsewhere, a ram in South Sudan was sentenced to three years in jail after being found guilty of murder. 

According to Eye Radio, the ram was taken into police custody after killing 45-year-old Adhieu Chaping. 

In the incident that happened in Akuel Yol in Rumbek East, the sheep is said to have head butted the woman repeatedly breaking her ribs. 

The deceased woman died on the spot due to injuries inflicted on her by the animal. 

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Following the incident, the ram was arrested and locked up before being sentenced.

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