Zambia: Four Die As Bus Plunges Into River

Four people - among them the driver - have died while 15 sustained serious injuries in a road traffic accident after a Power Tools bus they were travelling in plunged into the Kabompo river in North Western Province.

In a statement released by police spokesperson Esther Katongo, the accident occurred when the driver of the bus, Chrispin Mulenga, 38, of Kitwe's Ndeke township lost control of the vehicle due to over-speeding.

She said due to the impact of the accident, Mulenga and three other passengers died on the spot.

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