Eighteen people die in road accident

Eighteen people have died on the spot when a bus they  in collided with a fuel tanker at Matumbo in Chinsali District in the early hours of Monday.

Police  spokesperson Bonnie Kapeso says the accident happened between 04:00 hours and 05:00hours

Kapeso said 47 other passengers sustained injuries and were admitted to Chinsali District hospital.

He said the bodies of the deceased, eleven males and seven females are lying in Chinsali district hospital mortuary.

He explained that a Scania Marcopolo bus registration number ABL 2284 was moving from Kitwe when it collided head on with fuel tanker Registration number T362 trailer number P742 traveling from Nakonde district.

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