17 YEAR OLD BOY DROWNS ON LAKE KARIBA

A 17 year old boy of Chipepo village in Monze district of Southern Province has died after drowning when the canoe he was paddling capsized on Lake Kariba.
Southern Province Police Commissioner Bonny Kapeso who confirmed the development says the incident happened on Sunday between 14:00 hours and 16:00 hours at Busheni fishing camp in Chief Chipepo’s village.
Mr Kapeso explained that the deceased who has been identified as Trinity Jimaima drowned due to strong waves on the lake that forced the boat to capsize.
The body of the deceased has since been retrieved by the police and deposited in Gwembe district hospital mortuary.
Ends/SK

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