At the Chunga waste site in Lusaka, a dumper vehicle struck and killed a 76-year-old woman.
TIKULILENI TEMBO was scavenging at the trash site when she was struck by the bucket of the dumper vehicle.
In a statement provided to ZNBC news today, Police Deputy Spokesman DANNY MWALE confirmed.
Ms. TEMBO was one of several scavengers who went to a vehicle whose driver was dumping rubbish when the tragedy occurred, according to Mr. MWALE.
The woman who suffered head injuries was sent to Chingwere hospital, where doctors declared her dead, he has revealed.