A 37 year old Zambian truck driver has sustained life threatening wounds after being shot by unidentified people at Beit bridge border in South Africa.
The driver identified as Stephen Nansowa was attacked and shot by suspected criminals while in his truck waiting to be cleared by customs at the border.
According to information made available to the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria, Mr. Nansowa sustained head injuries and was rushed to a hospital within Limpopo Province where he is receiving medical attention.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Major General Jackson Miti has expressed sadness over the incident, urging the South African Police to expedite investigations into the matter.
This is contained in a statement made available to Christian voice news by First Secretary Press and Public Relations at the Zambia High Commission in South Africa Naomi Nyawali.