TWO PEOPLE DROWN ON LAKE MWERU

Two people have drowned while one other person survived after a boat they were in capsized on Lake Mweru.

The deceased have been identified as John Nyemba aged 17 and Geoffrey Kabo aged 23 both of Kasheta Village, Chief Kambwali of Nchelenge District.

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo who confirmed the development says the trio went fishing on 7th July, 2018 around 0600 hours on Lake Mweru in Mukwakwa area Chief Mununga of Nchelenge District around 0645 hours and the boat they were in capsized due to strong wind and waves.
Mrs Katongo disclosed another passenger in the boat identified as Chola Shack was rescued by other fishermen.

The bodies of the deceased persons have not yet been retrieved and a search has continued.

Ends/SK

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