A train in Lusaka has run over a man between Ngwerere and Kabanana townships.The unidentified man believed to be between the ages of 30 and 35 has since died.
In a statement released today by Zambia Police spokesperson Charity Chanda said the incident happened this morning.
“When the police rushed to the scene he was still alive but had lost both legs and died as he was being taken to the hospital by police officers,” she said.
Ms Chanda said investigations into the matter have been instituted to establish whether the deceased was beaten and thrown on the rail line or it was a mere accident.
Meanwhile, the immigration in Kitwe on Friday, 10 April, 2015 arrested 7 Egyptian nationals. Of the 7 Egyptians, 5 were apprehended for having what appeared to be fake entry endorsements in their passports while the other 2 were apprehended for unlawful stay. Immigration in Kitwe also arrested 3 Malian nationals and 2 Congolese nationals for a similar offence. Furthermore, the Kitwe Office on Monday, 13 April, 2015 also arrested an Australian national for failing to observe conditions of his employment permit by working at a company not stipulated in the permit.
Immigration in Isoka on Monday, 13 April, 2015 intercepted 7 Tanzanian hairdressers for unlawful entry. They were intercepted at a check point as they were heading to Lusaka.