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LUAPULA MINISTER REGRETS PEACE SOLDIER BUS ACCIDENT, WISHES INJURED QUICK RECOVERY
… we thank God no life was lost, says Chilangwa
LUAPULA Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa has wished injured victims of the Peace Soldier Bus accident a quick recovery.
Yesterday, a Kawambwa – based bus owned by Peace Soldier buses company got involved in a road traffic accident on the Musaila – Serenje road.
Samfya District Commissioner Nason Bwalya confirmed the accident which happened at around 09:00 hours.
Mr. Bwalya confirmed the Lusaka – bound bus developed a tyre burst and overturned injuring some passengers while others survived unhurt.
Mr. Bwalya said there were no deaths recorded but that about 15 passengers had sustained injuries and were rushed to Samfya district Hospital.
And Mr. Chilangwa who wished the victims God’s healing, regretted the accident.
“Peace Soldier Buses Company has no record of killing people, we have been very impressed with Peace Soldier’s clean record on the road as government. So to me this accident is very regrettable and I can only wish the people who sustained injuries a quick recovery and God’s healing. We are with them in prayer, ” Mr. Chilangwa said.
Mr. Chilangwa who personally called proprietor of Peace Soldier Buses Gilbert Chishimba thanked God for sparing people’s lives.