A 32 year old woman of Matero Township has killed her two children using doom, a very poisonous insecticide.
Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo has confirmed that the two children identified as Mwenchi Nakazwe, female aged 5 and a male, Dason Nakazwe aged 1year and 9 months died after they were poisoned by their mother.
Katongo said the children died on the way to Chingwere first level Hospital on Tuesday 24th January. The motive is yet to be established.
She said the mother who later consumed the same substance has been identified as Miriam Mulenga aged 32 and is in a critical condition at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) where she is admitted.