A 40-year old woman of Chikankata District in Southern Province has died after a vehicle she was traveling on with three others was swept away by heavy currents following torrential rain experienced in the district.
The deceased, identified as Doreen Mwaitana met her fate on her way to church in the company of her husband and another person only identified as Major Clifford Chikondo, Secretary of the Salvation Army Church.
The survivor, Major Chikondo says the vehicle could not withstand the pressure from the water as it tried to cross Chitete Stream.
Police are yet to issue a statement on the tragic incident.
Credit: Diamond TV