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The details, the drama and the devastation of the cow who mauled an Eastern Cape woman plus expert insight into the attack

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Zininzi Mathethandaba, a primary school teacher from the Eastern Cape, died after she was mauled by a cow. (Photo: Supplied)
Zininzi Mathethandaba, a primary school teacher from the Eastern Cape, died after she was mauled by a cow. (Photo: Supplied)

He could hardly believe the news when his phone rang: his colleague was lying injured on the road – she’d been mauled by a cow, came the words from the other end of the line.

Mzuvukile Mjanyelwa was visiting friends just a few streets from where the incident occurred when he got the alarming telephone call. The 53-year-old principal of Ncothi Senior Primary School ran to the scene as fast as his legs could carry him.

And what he found was a scene that still haunts him.

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