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A 30 YEAR old man of New Kanyama area in Lusaka has died after drowning in a ditch filled with water.

Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Mwebantu and identified the deceased as Goodson Phiri who drowned in a ditch filled with water near Superior Milling as he tried to swim on youth day around 18:00 hours.

“Efforts to retrieve the body the same day of drowning by officers from Fire Brigade failed but only managed to retrieve it on 15th March, 2017. The body is in UTH mortuary awaiting postmoterm,” Katongo has explained.


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