ZAMBIA – Three people have died while four others survived after a speed boat they were in capsized on Lake Bangweulu in Zambia.
Among the deceased is an expectant woman only identified as Bana Mbuluma and her four year old daughter, as well as another man yet to be identified.
Deputy Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga stated that the incident happened on Tuesday evening around 18:00hrs when the boat was cruising towards Chishi islands.
“Brief facts of the report are that a speed boat carrying seven (7) passengers was cruising towards Chishi Island when it capsized due to an unknown reason. Three people only identified as Bana Mbuluma with unknown months of her pregnancy, her 4-year-old daughter and a male person Bashi Lydia are feared dead,” he stated.
Hamoonga stated that Kampongo, the coxswain, Willard Kombe, 18, Clement Chilufya, 42, Caniscious Musenge, all from Masanta Village in chief Mwewa’s area in Chifunabuli, survived.