Student killed by bags of rice

Euthini Secondary School student died on Sunday when bags of rice from a truck he was travelling in to school, fell on him. 

Euthini Secondary School

Euthini Secondary School head teacher, Elias James, said in an interview that Hastings Chiziba, 19, and in form 2, boarded a truck carrying bags of rice, on his way to Euthini Secondary School where he was a boarder.

‘’The deceased was travelling from his home, Luvwele to Euthini in a truck full of bags of rice.

‘’ When the truck reached Kabwafu, the bags collapsed and forced him onto the ground. Some of the bags fell on top of him,’’ said James.

James said Hastings died on the spot.

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