A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl of Mpongwe has been killed by a crocodile at Mpongwe dam.
Copperbelt commissioner of police Mary Tembo said in an interview that the incident happened on Sunday and named the victim as Precious Ndalama.
Ms Tembo said Precious was in the company of her three friends when the reptile attacked them while they were fetching water from the dam.
“The four girls went to fetch water from Mpongwe dam when the crocodile attacked Precious.
The incident happened on Sunday around15:00 hours,” Ms Tembo said.
She said police have visited the scene and have instituted investigations into the matter.