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Tuck crashes chrome picker at Black Mountain

AN 18-year-old Chrome Picker at the Black Mountain has died on the spot after a rear left tyre of a loaded Shacman Tipper Truck ran over him near Greek Olive in Nkana West residential area in Kitwe when he fell from the truck which was moving from the Black Mountain to one of the identified sites for Chrome Pickers.

A number of Chrome Pickers have been injured and admitted to Kitwe Teaching Hospital (KTH) after being run over by Tipper trucks as they tried to jump on the moving trucks so that they pick up the Chrome before it is offloaded to the four identified sites.

Copperbelt Police Commissioner Sharon Cheelo Zulu confirmed to Millennium Radio the fatal accident in which 18-year-old Joshua Lombe died on the spot after being run over by a loaded Shacman Tipper Truck registration number BCD 5538 ZM which was being driven by Simwambi Samuel, aged 39, of Ghandi Circle in Chambishi.

In Other News – 16 year old stabs his 30-year-old girlfriend to death over a condom

A 30-year-old woman of Mkushi District in Central Province has been stabbed to death by her 16 years old boyfriend over the use of a condom. Central Province Police Commanding Officer, Donald Mwandila, has confirmed the development in an interview with ZANIS in Kabwe and...learn more

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