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SAD: 12 die in Maamba bus accident

12 passengers on a United Church of Zambia (UCZ) bus that operates between Maamba and Lusaka have died in a road traffic accident this morning when the bus collided with a heavy duty truck in Sinazongwe District.

Mr Rogers Ng’ambi, the UCZ Synod Administrative Secretary, has confirmed the sad news.

“We are saddened to announce that The Church bus that operates between Maamba and Lusaka has been involved in a road traffic accident at Pemba and we have lost 12 lives, including the driver. Let us pray for the bereaved families and the Presbytery. The Presbytery Bishop will be traveling there this morning to assess the situation after which we will give further details.”
The cause of the fatal crash are yet to be established.

A video captured by an eyewitness shows some victims trapped under the truck whose horse has been obliterated by the collision with the bus that is believed to have had 26 passengers onboard, Diamond TV reports.

In Other News: Mansa Woman Explains Why She Allowed Her Brother In-law To Impregnate Her

A 28-year-old woman of Mansa has told the court that she allowed the young brother to her husband to impregnate her twice in 5 years because her husband is not fertile. Speaking in court last Friday, Felistus Chanda a teacher by profession (though not yet deployed) said since she got married in 2016, her husband Rick Kapambwe 32, failed to make her pregnant forcing his relatives to advise her to sleep with his young brother Rocky Kapambwe 26, to have children on his behalf of which she agreed because her man was crying for children.

This is in a matter in which Felistus a Mansa woman in Luapula sued her hubby a farmer for divorce on grounds that he is demanding for more children when he is infertile.

“I love my husband but the problem is that he is forcing me to have a 3rd child when himself is infertile. He knows this because doctors examined us both in 2018 and he was found infertile and that’s how his close relatives encouraged me to start sleeping with his young brother whom I was keeping and despite being younger than me, he managed to sleep with me 84 times and gave me 2 children in 5 years. READ FULL STORY

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