Toddler stabbed to death

A 10-YEAR-OLD grade four pupil of Nakonde has allegedly accidentally killed an 18-month-old baby girl with a knife and is now on the run.
Muchinga Province commissioner of police Auxensio Daka said in an interview yesterday that the boy had allegedly intended to hit another boy he had a quarrel with, but the knife landed on he toddler’s head while she was being breastfed by her mother.
Mr Daka said that the incident happened on Thursday around 15:00 hours at Katete village and he named the baby as Grace Namwinga.
“The knife hit the toddler in the head sustaining a deep cut. This was at the time Grace was being breastfed by her mother,” Mr Daka said.
The police have not yet recovered the knife and that the two boys fled.

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