HOEDSPRUIT: Man (46) mauled to death by lions

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His lifeless body was saved after the lions were scared off by gun shots.

“The deceased was allegedly driving a tractor which got stuck a few metres before he could reach his compound, and he walked on foot and subsequently a group of lions attacked him. His lifeless body was saved after the lions were scared off by gun shots. Police investigations are are still continuing,” Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe said.

More to follow as information becomes available.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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