One dies, others injured in Mufulira mishap

ONE person has been buried arrive in Mufulira, while his colleague sustained injuries when a heap of soil collapsed on them at the Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company sewer site.
The incident happened on Tuesday at 14:50 hours when the deceased and others were doing some work on the site.
Both Mufulira mayor Thomson Ngulube and Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company public relations manager Deborah Kangende confirmed the incident.
Mr Ngulube, who could not disclose the names of the deceased and the survivor who is currently admitted to Mufulira’s Malcom Watson Hospital, said a rescue team from Mopani Copper Mines and Mufulira Municipal Council Fire Brigade retrieved the deceased’s body and rescued the survivor.
Mr Ngulube said the deceased and his other colleagues were working for Lalmachi, a company that has been engaged by the water utility company to expand the sewerage system.

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