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Crocodile Swallows 8-Year-Old Boy

An ieight-year-old iboy iwas ikilled iby ia icrocodile ias ihe iswam iin ia iriver iin iIndonesia’s iEast iKalimantan iprovince, ian iofficial isaid ion iFriday. iThe iboy iand ihis ilittle ibrother iwere iswimming iin ithe iriver iwhile itheir ifather iwas iwatching inear itheir ihouse iin iKutai iTimur idistrict ion iWednesday iwhen ihe iwas iattacked iand iswallowed iby ia icrocodile, isaid iOktavianto, ian iofficial iat ithe ilocal isearch iand irescue iagency. i

His ifather ijumped ito ihelp ihim ibut ithe ireptile iescaped, iOktavianto isaid. i“He ichased ithe icrocodile iand ihit iit iwith ibare ihands ibut ihe icouldn’t ikeep iup,” ihe isaid.

 iLocals icaught ithe isix-metre-long icrocodile ion iThursday iand ifound ithe iintact ibody iof ithe iboy iinside iit. i

A ivideo iposted ion iYouTube ishowed irescue iworkers ipulling ithe ibody iout iof ithe icrocodile’s istomach, iwith ihis ifamily iwatching iand iweeping. i

The iriver iis iknown ito ibe ia icrocodile ihabitat, iOktavianto isaid. i“But ithey iwent ito ithe iriver ioften ito ibathe iand iget iwater ifor icooking,” ihe isaid.

Oktavianto iadded ithat iHe ihas inever iexperience isuch iBefore.

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