Croc attack victim recovering in hospital

|     Daniel Lim     |

AN 80-YEAR-OLD woman is currently recovering in hospital after being attacked by a crocodile on a riverbank in Kampong Sungai Teraban, Kuala Belait.

According to the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), the elderly citizen is in a stable condition at the Suri Seri Begawan Hospital, where she was rushed on Monday following the attack.

The RBPF has commenced an investigation into the incident, while also reiterating warnings about the dangers of encroaching into crocodile-infested swamps and waterways.

The RBPF urged the public to refrain from circulating false information or rumours via social media, which may interfere with the investigation.

The site in Kampong Sungai Teraban, Kuala Belait where an elderly woman was attacked by a crocodile. – DANIEL LIM