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British teenager ‘very lucky’ to survive crocodile attack in Zambia

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British teenager ‘very lucky’ to survive crocodile attack in Zambia

An 18-year-old British woman has said she is “very, very lucky” to have survived a crocodile attack while on holiday in Zambia.

Amelie Osborn-Smith was left fighting for her life after the 10ft reptile dragged her into a death roll as she swam with friends in the Zambezi river near the Victoria Falls.

Speaking from her hospital bed in a video by Medland Hospital, she said: “People say you see your life flash before your eyes or whatever but you don’t, you just think ‘how do I get out of this situation?”.

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