Bodies of the 11 South African Accident that occurred in Mokopane on Monday September 17th, have arrived safely in Zambia.
A solemn atmosphere characterized the Zambia Air Force (ZAF) City airport as three of the 11 accident victims were received by family members this afternoon.
The ZAF plane carrying three of the 11 bodies from Ndola on the Copperbelt province arrived at city airport in Lusaka at 16:40 hours.
ZANIS reports that eight of the bodies that hail from the Copperbelt province have also been received by their respective family members in that province.
Acting Secretary to Cabinet Christopher Mvunga, Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba, Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa, senior government officials and bereaved family members received the three remains at City Airport in Lusaka.
The accident happened in Mokopane near Limpopo Province in South Africa on Monday September 17th, 2018, when the bus they were travelling in lost control, leading to the loss of 11 lives, and leaving others in critical condition.
Meanwhile, Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba has
commended the South African government for working with the Zambian government in transporting the remains of the 11 victims safely back home.