Many died in Moz last year due to animal attacks

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At least 95 people died in 2016 after attacks by wild animals in Mozambique, according to Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development (MITADER) figures released last week.

Crocodiles took the most victims (43), followed by elephant (10) and hippopotamus (7), according to a report quoted by the Mozambican Information Agency (AIM). There were ten more attacks in 2016 than in the previous year, with the banks of the Zambezi river in the centre of the country registering the highest number of occurrences.