Two girls drown in Luampa river
Luampa, January 12, 2015 ZANIS— Two girls aged Fifteen (15) and Six years of Kalyangu village in Luampa district have died after drowning in the Luampa river in the Western province.
ZANIS reports that Luampa Mission Hospital Clinical Care Manager Kizito Muleya confirmed the death of the deceased duo whom he named as Ngambo Ndui (15) and the youngest Nosiku Nyambe .
Mr Muleya said the incidence happened around 14:00 hours on Saturday 10th January 2015.
And eye witness Isaac Ngandalo said the older girl drowned after she attempted to save the young one who went into the water first.
The bodies of the two girls have since been taken to Kaoma Hospital as Luampa Mission Hospital mortuary is not functional due to lack of electricity in the district.