Zambia: Govt Team in RTA Mishap

Sixty government officials, including Copperbelt police Commissioner Charity Katanga, travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were involved in a road traffic accident due to a heavy downpour.

The driver of the bus lost control, forcing the coach to skid off the rain-slicked surface and hit into a tree.

All passengers escaped with minor injuries.

Copperbelt Minister Japhen Mwakalombe confirmed the incident in an interview yesterday.

Mr Mwakalombe said the delegation was part of a team that attended a Joint Regional Permanent Commission meeting in Katanga Province at the weekend.

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