BUTTYSON KANDIMBA, Solwezi
A 20-YEAR-OLD man has drowned after a canoe on which he was travelling with two others capsized on Kanunu River in Mukandankunda area of Zambezi.
Mukanzu Kakoma, of Mukende village in Senior Chief Ishindi’s realm in Zambezi, met his fate after failing to swim ashore.
North-Western Province police commissioner Auxensio Daka said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Wednesday around 08:00 hours.
Mr Daka said the matter was reported to Zambezi Police Station by the deceased’s elder brother, Raymond Saluchazi, of the same village.
The body of the deceased has since been retrieved and is in the Zambezi District Hospital mortuary awaiting burial.