Luangwa road accident saddens government

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Luangwa road accident saddens government

Lusaka, June 3/13, ZANIS —–Government says it is saddened at the death of nine people in a road traffic accident in Luangwa district of Lusaka Province.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Kennedy Sakeni says the accident is yet again a great loss and sorrow to the nation.

“At this hour of great pain and sorrow, our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families for God’s strength and comfort,” he said.

ZANIS reports that the Information and Broadcasting Minister said this in a statement today.

Government also wishes the injured a quick and full recovery.

Through the office of the Lusaka Provincial Minister, Government is doing everything possible to lighten the burden of the bereaved families and the injured.

The Provincial Minister and officials from the Disaster Management Unit in Lusaka are in Luangwa to coordinate emergency and other relief efforts around the accident.

Government urges the people of Luangwa to put aside political affiliations and mourn the departed souls in peace and unity.