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Mini Bus Smashed into Truck in Zambia; 7 Dead, 9 Injured

bus crashA Mercedes Benz mini-bus (registration # ALG- 4292), en route to Kabompo, lost control and smashed into a stationary truck along the Solwezi-Kasempa road, 56 kilometers off Kabompo boma in the North Western Province of Zambia at around 8 p.m. on June 25.

The bus was carrying 21 passengers at the time of accident; 7 of them were killed, 9 others were injured while 5 remained unharmed. The deceased included 2 women and 7 men.

The Police have arrested the bus driver Collins Mukanka. According to Zambia Police Spokesperson Charity Munganga-Chanda, “The driver of the bus has since been charged with causing seven deaths by careless driving and will appear in court soon.”