Govt to repatriate bodies of four Malawians shot dead in Mozambique


Information sourced by FaceofMalawi indicates that the government is currently working on the move to repatriate the remains of four Malawians short dead in Mozambique and three others who are receiving treatment there.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation Francis Kasaila confirmed of the development in a media briefing held on Thursday in the capital Lilongwe.

He said the government of Malawi is going to foot the bills for the repatriation exercise that his office is waiting for the report from Mozambique on the matter.

The four deceased were among 24 Malawians traveling to South Africa using a lorry and were by unknown gunmen at Catandica in Mozambique.

The survivors who are 17 in total have been repatriated to Malawi through Mwanza border post.

Meanwhile Kasaila has warned Malawians traveling to South Africa to avoid using Tete-Beira route.

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Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email:

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