Kalumbila miner crushed to death


A MINER at Kalumbila Minerals Limited (KML) in North-Western Province was crushed to death last weekend by a bulldozer he was operating at the mine.

KML general manager Damien Marantelli and provincial commissioner of police Lackson Sakala confirmed the death of William Mecha, 64.

Both Mr Marantelli and Mr Sakala said the incident happened on Friday and that Mr Mecha died shortly on arrival in Lusaka where he was evacuated for treatment.

“KML regrets to announce the death of Mr William Mecha, a long-serving FQMO roads employee who passed away today (Friday) in Lusaka from injuries he received this morning in an accident at the Sentinel Mine in Kalumbila.

Zambia Daily Mail