Three girls of the same family in Kabwe district have drowned after they tried to swim in a dam in Kang’ombe ward of Bwacha constituency.
Two of girls are aged 8 and one is 10-years-old.
And President Edgar Lungu has sent a message of condolence to the bereaved family.
Central Province Minister Sydney Mushanga delivered the message on behalf of the head of state.
Mr. Mushanga said government will ensure that the three girls have a dignified send off.
He said government will cover the funeral costs.
The bodies of the victims are in Kabwe general hospital mortuary.