The seven-year old boy who sustained head injuries and bled severely after a gate at Kasama Sports Stadium fell on him has died.
Kasama General Hospital Public Relations Officer, Zyangani Mtonga confirmed the death of Gift Katongo to Mano News, saying the young boy died today around 06:00 hours.
Mr. Mtonga said health personnel tried their level best to save the life of boy who was admitted in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit-ICU for five days.
On Wednesday, Government through Northern Province Permanent Secretary, Hlobotha Nkunika described as regrettable the falling of a gate at Kasama Sports Stadium on a seven-year old boy.
The boy was in the company of his friends when he met his fate on Saturday and was only rushed to the hospital by a Good Samaritan, Mathews Chileshe.