The body of a 30 year old Radiography Technologist of Mambilima Mission Hospital in Mwense district in Luapula Province who drowned into the Luapula River has been retrieved after four days of searching.

Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi who confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Mwense said the body of Samson Phiri was found yesterday morning floating on the water by a fisherman.

Mr. Chushi said on Saturday October 2, 2019 around 15 hours at Chibumbu village in chief Mulundu’s area, the deceased together with three others who are also health workers from Mwense District Hospital went to have a leisure time on the banks of Luapula River when he met his fate.

The Police Commissioner said the body has since been buried.

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