Three pupils drown in Luanshya

By A Correspondent in Luanshya

Three grade  eight pupils of Walale shanty compound in Luanshya on the Copperbelt province have drowned in Mikomfwa dam today.

The pupils met their fate when they allegedly dogged from school to go and swim at the infamous Mikomfwa dam, Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

School Teachers at Mazziery Primary School in Walale shanty compound  which is in Luanshya , told  Zambian Eye, at about  14:00 hours  today that the pupils went to Mikomfwa dam to take a swim, but unfortunately met their fate.

“ Right now, people are searching for the bodies of the children  at Mikomfwa ,” said one of the Teachers who declined to disclose his identity.

And a check by Zambian Eye Correspondent  at Mikomfwa dam found that concerned residents were trying to search for the bodies of the  pupils.

Almost  two weeks  ago, a seven year old  girl drowned in the same Dam when she went for a swim in the company of other girls.