Ahead of the Mkushi South and Katuba parliamentary by elections, the Zambian Watchdog has received confirmed reports of double fatal road traffic accidents along the great north road in what appears to be the beginning of sacrifice in the year 2014.
In one accident, a Zimbabwean registered containerized truck collided with an oncoming truck laden with charcoal near Ibis gardens and six people are feared dead. The Zimbabwean truck driver is said to have lost a leg in the accident.
The other accident involved a Mbwe bus near Kapiri Mposhi area and an undisclosed number of people are feared dead while other casualties have been evacuated to Kabwe general hospital.
We will gather more details later.