Four people among them two juveniles, have drowned on Luapula River in an accident which happened on 2nd September, 2019 at about 16 00 hours after the canoe on which they were in capsized.

Zambia Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Christian Voice News in Lusaka the incident is reported to have happened when the victims were crossing the river from Milenge to a fishing camp in Congo DRC.

Ms. Katongo said it is suspected that the canoe capsized due to overloading and that all the bodies have been retrieved.

Meanwhile Ms. Katongo has said a male juvenile aged two years died after he was involved in a road traffic accident which occurred on 02nd September, 2019 around 17 00 hours at Msuzi area near Msuzi Secondary School on Lundazi – Chipata road after he was hit by a Motor bike .