25 die in road crash

SERENJE residents throng the accident scene where two separate accidents that happened at the same spot at Malekano area near Serenje turn-off claimed 25 lives. PICTURE: CLIFF MUNJILE/ ZANIS

TWENTY-FIVE people including a Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) manager and two firefighters have died on the spot in two related accidents in Serenje on the Great North Road.
And Acting President Inonge Wina has directed the Ministry of Transport and Communication to ensure that a Statutory Instrument (SI) be signed on banning movement of public transport vehicles at night.
The RTSA employee and the two firefighters had rushed to the scene of the first accident in which 22 people died on the spot after a 70-seater Kitwe-bound Power Tools Bus Services Scania bus in which they were travelling overturned at Mbaswa junction.READ MORE

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