An unidentified boy believed to be 13 has drowned in a quarrying ditch in Lusaka’s Chinika Industrial area.
According to an eye witness who declined to be named, the deceased met his fate after he went swimming with his friends.
The eye witness narrated to a Komboni Radio News crew that rushed to the scene that heard some boys screaming for help and later discovered that one of their friends had drowned.
He said by the time he was jumping to rescue the boy, the deceased had already succumbed to the waters.
By Broadcast time, the body had already been picked up by the police.