SUKKUR: A minor girl was fortunate enough to save herself when a crocodile tried to attack her in a village near Riazabad at RD-115 of Nara Canal in Salehpat on. Children were playing at the embankment of a canal when all of a sudden a crocodile came out of the water and tried to attack a minor girl. However, the youngster escaped the attack. When the children started shouting for help, villagers rushed to the scene and immediately informed the wildlife department officials. However, despite a lapse of three hours, no official came to address the issue while the crocodile kept roaming around in the village.