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Family of Eastern Cape woman mauled by cow speaks out: 'It bit her leg until it got to the bone'

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"Outstanding" primary school teacher Zininzi Mthethandaba died in hospital after being attacked by a cow.
"Outstanding" primary school teacher Zininzi Mthethandaba died in hospital after being attacked by a cow.
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The beginning of 2021 has been off to a heartbreaking start for the residents of Qumbu, a village in the Eastern Cape, after a teacher was bitten and killed by a cow. She was laid to rest on 2 January.

Zininzi Mthethandaba (53), a Grade 3 teacher at Ncothi Senior Primary School, was attacked by a cow that bit her leg when she was on her way home from town. She later died in the hospital.

The news of the incident has sent residents into a panic, as nothing of this nature has ever occurred in the village before.

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