Stray lions kill cattle and pigs in Kazembe chiefdom in Lundazi

Three stray lions from Musalangu Game Management Area in Chief Kazembe in Lundazi district are terrorizing villagers and animals.
ZANIS in Lundazi reports that the three lions have reportedly killed five cattle and 10 pigs and are currently terrorizing villagers of Chibamu, Chimwaza, Chingala, Mudike and Musameke.
Derrick Ngwira, a farmer of Chibamu village in Chief Magodi narrated that the lions attacked and killed one bull at Chingala village, one cow at Chimwaza village, while three cattle were also killed at Mudike and Musameke villages.
Mr Ngwira said on the night of 6 June, the lions killed four pigs at Musameke village, while four days later they killed five pigs at Mudike village.
He said that despite Nkhanga Ward Councillor, Obote Banda reporting the matter to ZAWA Officers to control the stray lions, nothing has been done to either shoot or chase them away.
And ZAWA Park Ranger Joseph Bwalya admitted receiving reports about lions terrorizing villagers and killing domestic animals.
He however, told ZANIS that his office has already dispatched ZAWA officers to the affected area to control the lions.

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