Police in Lusaka have received a report of two young girls from Kanyama Compound who died after the pit latrine in which they were bathing collapsed.
In a statement to S24, Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said the victims have been identified as Cecilia Mainza, aged 10, and Gloria Mainza, aged 8.
Mr. Mwale said the incident occurred on January 28th, around 17:00 in Kanyama West Compound.
“Neighbours managed to retrieve the bodies as the parents of the two were not at home at the time of the incident, ” Mr. Mwale said.
He further added that the bodies of the deceased were deposited at University Teaching Hospital Mortuary, awaiting postmortem.