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Kapilingozi horror! – as 24 New Apostolic congregants perish in mishap

By NATION REPORTER

TWENTY four people believed to be members of the New Apostolic Church in Chongwe District have died while 12 survived with serious injuries after a Mitsubishi Rosa Bus they were traveling in hit into the Freightliner Truck at Kapiringozi area along Chirundu – Kafue road.

Zambia Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said the deceased comprised of 23 women and a man   while those injured are eight women and four men.

Mr Mwale said the driver of the bus was among the injured victims.

He said Police preliminary investigations indicated that the Mitsubishi Rosa Bus bearing registration number BAL 9480 with 35 passengers on board hit behind the Freightliner Truck and Trailer bearing registration numbers AGB 1988 and AEG 2942, respectively.

Mr Mwale said both vehicles were moving in the same direction towards Chirundu District.

“Investigations revealed that the Church members were traveling from Manyika area in Chongwe District going for Church Service in Siavonga District,” Mr Mwale said.

He said the Mitsubishi Rosa Bus was extensively damaged while the Freightliner Truck had its rear bumper damaged.

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