Boy,13 dies in a tunnel after being told to excavate sand by teacher

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Zambia Police
Zambia Police

A 13 year old Grade five pupil of Milambo Primary School in senior Chief Milambo’s area in Milenge district has died after being buried in a tunnel.

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Milambo Ward Councillor Albert Chama confirmed the incident to ZANIS and identified the deceased as Misheck Kunda.

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He said the deceased along with other pupils were assigned to excavate sand by their teacher in a tunnel and it was at this point that sand buried him.

Mr Chama said the incident happened around 15:00hrs on Tuesday.

He said the unfortunate incident could have been avoided had there been a teacher to supervise the pupils.

Mr Chama said the body has since been buried and the body has been marked for easy identification.

ZANIS

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