Brothers drown in Nakonde

TWO brothers of Ilendela village in Nakonde on Thursday drowned in a stream as they were swimmimg.
Muchinga Province commissioner of police Auxensio Daka said Jacob and Joseph Sinkala, aged 8 and 11, respectively, drowned around15:00 hours in the Chitopola stream at Ilendela village.
The bodies were retrieved with the assistance of the fire brigade and are at Nakonde District Hospital mortuary awaiting burial.
“We have an unfortunate incident where two siblings drowned in a stream as they were swimming,” Mr Daka said.
The police do not suspect any foul play.

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