7 killed in Ndola, Kabwe accident

Seven people died on the spot while three others sustained injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in lost control due to a tyre burst and overturned several times at Mulyafzyanaka along Ndola- Kabwe road around 16:00hrs yesterday.

The vehicle involved was a Toyota Regius, registration number 4CD 782 driven by Mbangu aged 52 of Lusaka.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Charity Chanda said only two victims among the deceased have been identified as Mukanda aged between 35 and 40 years and Shatton Manda.

ZANIS reports that  Ms. Chanda said this an a statement issued  today. Mrs. Chanda indicated that other victims include two male infants aged between 2 to 3 years and three unknown adults.

She said the injured that have been identified as Racheal Kilunda aged 23 and Safi a Congolese national including the driver are admitted to Ndola Central Hospital while bodies of the deceased are lying at the hospital mortuary. / ZANIS