8 accident victims buried


Burial for the 8 members of one family, who died in a road accident last weekend in Kalomo, Southern Province has taken place at Lusaka’s Mutumbi cemetery.

Earlier, scores of Lusaka residents attended a church service for the family, at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, before burial which took place yesterday afternoon.


And President Edgar Lungu has expressed sadness at what he has called the untimely death of the 8 members of one family.

The President says it is difficult to comprehend that 8 members of one family can die in a single accident.

President Lungu has since advised the bereaved family to remain united and look to God for comfort.


The President has said this in a speech read on his behalf by Chilanga Member of Parliament, Keith Mukata, who is also Deputy Minister of Justice, at the church service.

And Gospel Outreach Fellowship Reverend, Helmat Reuter appealed to the people present at the funeral to reflect on their own lives.

Chief Mapanza was among those in attendance at the burial, because all the accidents victims were his subjects.