Ethiopian pastor devoured by Crocodile while baptizing faithfuls

pastor devoured by Crocodile

borkena
June 4,2018

A protestant church pastor is reportedly attacked and devoured by a crocodile at Lake Abaya which is close to Arba Minch city, some five hundred kilometers to the south west of the capital Addis Ababa, according to eye witnesses accounts who took the news to social media.

The pastor who is identified as Doche was reportedly baptizing members of his congregation in the Lante locality of the shores of lake Abaya around 4 pm local time when he was suddenly attacked by a giant Crocodile which reportedly devoured him as members of his church watch helplessly in tears. Members of the church are said to be devastated by what has happened.

Lake Abaya which covers an area of 1,162 km² is known to have a huge Crocodile population.

This horrifying news is widely shared among Ethiopians in social media although Ethiopian state and affiliated media didn’t report about it so far.

borkena staff would like to expresses heartfelt condolences for the families of the pastor and members of his church congregation.

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4 Responses to "Ethiopian pastor devoured by Crocodile while baptizing faithfuls"

  1. David Hamilton   June 5, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Very sad news. Maybe a timely reminder to do a risk assessment before the next baptism…

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  2. David Emmanuel   June 5, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    May your soul rest in peace

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  3. jim   June 16, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    the news says: “the lake is known to have a HUGE crocodile population”, so everybody knows that the lake is CROWDED with crocs!!!
    If somebody is that stupid and careless, then he deserves whatever happens to him!!
    Now he’s dead, but if he was still alive, he should go to jail for putting innocent lives in jeopardy.
    thank God nobody was hurt except that idiot.

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  4. hayyan   July 1, 2018 at 2:44 am

    he thought god would protect him from crocs !! must be a pedo and god did the needful.

    Reply

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