Boy drowns in bucket of water at Iilambo village

05 Mar 2017 15:50pm
OSHAKATI, 05 MAR (NAMPA) - A boy from the Iilambo village in the Okahao Constituency in Omusati Region drowned in a bucket of water on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Omusati Region Spokesperson, Warrant Officer Lineekela Shikongo confirmed the incident on Sunday.
The deceased is four-year-old Simon Petrus Embula.
It is reported that the incident happened at around 11h00 while the older family members were busy in the mahangu field.
“The information received stated that the deceased was playing with another child in the house when the incident happened,” Shikongo said.
It is, however, not clear what happened when he drowned.
His next of kin have been informed.
(NAMPA)
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