Truck carrying UPND members plungs into a “river”, killing 9

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Nine United Party for National Development (UPND) members are reported to have died in a road traffic accident in Feira, Luangwa district.

Information reaching Zambian Eye is that the accident happened when the Canter truck they were traveling in missed a bridge and plunged into the river. The incident happened Sunday night around 8pm local time. It is however not clear how many people were in the truck and how many have survived.

A source told the Zambian Eye that the accident happened near Kavalamanja area in Luangwa. The truck was believed to have been coming from a campaign trial. The UPND has confirmed the development but could not state the extent of the accident by press time.

The UPND is one of the five parties contesting the Feira seat whose by-election is due on June 20, 2013.

 

 

7 Responses to Truck carrying UPND members plungs into a “river”, killing 9

  1. Sad. It’s important to exercise caution, even in the heat of things. Lives are irreplaceable.

    Douglas
    June 3, 2013 at 12:17 am
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  2. It was carrying upnd cadres naimwe.

    Hamyanze
    June 3, 2013 at 3:05 am
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  3. Pf sacrificing the opposition

    david nyirongo
    June 3, 2013 at 4:52 am
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  5. TOO BAD FOR THE CONTINUED LOSS OF LIVES THROUGH THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT.MAY GOD GUIDE ZAMBIA.

    wezi chijikwa
    June 3, 2013 at 1:24 pm
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  6. A sad occurrence indeed, though accidents happen it’s high time drivers took extra caution when carrying passengers. Pole pole gets everybody safely to their destination

    FuManchu
    June 3, 2013 at 4:29 pm
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  7. may there soul rest in enternal peace

    yotam
    June 8, 2013 at 6:43 pm
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