Six-year-old dies in accident at Zambezi school

29 Mar 2017 17:50pm
WINDHOEK, 29 MAR (NAMPA) – A six-year-old girl died on Tuesday after she was hit by a sliding gate at the Sam Nujoma Combined School in the Kabe North Constituency of the Zambezi Region.
A daily crime report issued by Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Head of Public Relations Division, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi on Wednesday said Maliwa Lumba was playing with other children when the incident happened at about 11h00.
Her next of kin have been informed.
In a separate incident, two people died on the spot when the vehicle they were traveling in overturned on the gravel road between Karasburg and Ai-Ais Resort in the //Kharas Region on Tuesday at about 08h00.
The deceased were identified as 38-year-old Maria Skrywer and Phillipus Veldskoen, age not given
Their next of kin have been informed.
The driver and two other passengers sustained serious injuries and were transported to the Karasburg State Hospital.
Meanwhile, 32-year-old Shihangeni Pius died on the spot after he was hit by motor vehicle on Tuesday at about 17h00 on the B2 road near Walvis Bay in the Erongo Region.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested.
Pius’s next of kin have been informed.