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Police are looking for the reptile, which is about 4 meters long, because it believes it poses a threat to the local population.
On the Philippine island of Palawan, a girl was attacked by a crocodile while crossing a bridge, but the brave reaction of her older brother prevented the reptile from devouring her. Haina Lisa Jose Habi, 12, was crossing a river by a small bamboo bridge, when the crocodile came out of the water and sank its fangs into one of her legs.
Haina’s brother, Hashim, 15, had already crossed the stream, when he saw that the crocodile was trying to drag his little sister into the water and he hastened to save her by throwing stones at the reptile. That way, he managed to scare him away and his sister was able to escape from its jaws. The events occurred on November 8.
Haina, who has a deep wound in her right calf, said she thought she was going to die. “The crocodile was bigger than me. I was so scared. I panicked and cried,” she said in statements cited by the Daily Mail. “I crossed the bridge first. When I looked back, I thought she had just fallen. But then I saw the head of the crocodile. My sister was hanging from the bridge, then I grabbed her, “Hashim recalls.
The police are looking for the reptile, which they estimate is about 4 meters long, and urges the local population to exercise caution when crossing rivers and streams, since the crocodile could attack again.