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Zimbabwe Bride Losses Arm To Crocodile Days To Her Wedding

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Ilori Titilayo

The worst thing that can happen to someone is to loss a arm days to your wedding, zanrle Ndlovu and her fiancé Jamie Fox were canoeing down the Zambezi river in Zimbabwe when a crocodile launched at her and tore off her arm.

Jamie managed to save her but she was losing so much blood it was feared she would die. A make-shift tourniquet was applied and she was rushed to hospital where surgeons managed to save her life. But sadly they were unable to save most of her limb.

Despite her life changing injuries she was determined not to miss her wedding day. The beautiful bride was allowed to use the hospital chapel to get married before her wounds had even healed.

In a video of the wedding, Zanele can be seen in her white sleeveless wedding dress walking into church with her stump. She is heavily bandaged and holding pink roses in her left hand.

As groom Jamie places the wedding ring on her left hand, her wrist is seen in heavy bandages too. A witness said: ‘It is a quite remarkable love story and it really does show their love for each other.

The crocodile attack made no difference. ‘Their feelings and love for each other are even stronger than before if anything.’

A family friend described the attack, saying: ‘The crocodile gripped her arm and ripped it off while her partner made frantic efforts to save her.

They are lucky to be alive though.

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