Zambia Police Service Spokeswoman Mrs. Esther Katongo explains that this brings the total number of suspects connected to chemical spraying to 25.
Meanwhile, there was a gassing incident at Libala’s Lusakasa Primary School which occurred between 08:00 hours and 09:00 hours today.
“It is alleged that a grade eight (08) class was gassed by unknown persons and that one teacher and a pupil were taken to a medical facility for examination. It was also reported that after the pupils were told to knock off by School Authorities, some concerned parents after receiving the report of alleged gassing at the school took their children to the medical facility in Chilenje for examination bringing the number of those examined at the Hospital to nine (09) as at 13 00 hours. We are still waiting for a report on findings from medical personnel” Mrs. Katongo said.
And in another development, the Zambia Police Service says a male adult of Nchelenge District in Luapula Province identified as John Mwango aged 40 of Chilongoshi Village in Chief Kambwali died after he was struck by lightning earlier today around 06:00 hours.
Police Spokeswoman Mrs. Esther Katongo confirmed saying the body of the victim is at St Paul’s Mission Hospital mortuary awaiting burial.
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