Two men of the same family have died after they were buried alive in an illegal mine in Solwezi.

The incident is believed to have happened between August 20, and August 21, 2019.

North-western Province Commissioner of Police, Hudson Namachila has confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Solwezi.


Namachila has identified the deceased as Alex Kachinda, 20, and his cousin, Morris Kifwanakene, 30, all from Chief Kapinjipanga’s area.

On August 12, three members of one family died after they were buried alive while digging for gold in Mwinilunga.


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