Lions escape unfenced North Luangwa Park, partying in Isoka villages

Stray Lions  have  continued  terrorizing  Isoka residents in Muchinga Province  for  nearly three months now .

And Principal Wildlife Police Andrew Mvula has revealed that  two(2) Goats , one (1)Pig and a dog were killed last night  in  Mwenikombe village.

ZANIS reports that Isoka District Commissioner Collins Sichivula said this today when   Zambia Wildlife Police officers paid a courtesy call on him at his office.

 Mr.  Sichivula said the lions have caused havoc in the district by killing livestock and a human being.

He has appealed to the Ministry of Tourism and Arts to send more wildlife Police officers to the area to control the beasts.

The DC disclosed that so far 20 domestic animals have been killed and one human being eaten up by the suspected stray lions in Isoka.

He added that residents are now living in fear and stopped harvesting their crops in the fields in fear of being attacked by the lions.

  Mr  Mvula  warned  residents to be alert and  report to the district commissioner’s office  if they come across the  lions or hear them  roaring.

He assured the villagers that the lions will be controlled.

The lions are suspected to have come from the North Luangwa National Park that is not   fenced on its boundaries which also covers eastern of Isoka Luangwa valley area .