Elephant tramples traditional doctor to death

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MAUN: A trip to gather wild plants in Kazungula forest turned into a nightmare when a 68-year-old traditional doctor was trampled to death by an elephant, on Tuesday.

The elephant reportedly charged at the man, who was in the company of his 50-year-old friend while the two were digging for healing plants. The latter man managed to escape and flee for safety, while the traditional doctor failed to run away.

News of the traditional healer’s death was trending on online social media platforms like Facebook, as he was well known in the North West district, for his divine healing gift.

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Shame on the Police!

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