President Sata Mourns Batoka Accident Victims

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LUSAKA, Sunday, July 8, 2012 – His Excellency Mr Michael Chilufya Sata, Presidentof the Republic of Zambia, has sent his deepest condolences to the families of the elevenpeople who died in a tragic road accident that occurred between midnight and 01:00 hourstoday at Batoka in the Southern Province.The Head of State said he is deeply saddened at the loss of these productive lives, who wereamong the farmers and agricultural field officers returning from the Livingstone Agricultureand Commercial Show aboard a minibus registration number GRZ 645 BL belonging to theZambia College of Agriculture of Monze, which collided with an oncoming truck-and-trailer,registration numbers ACP 9975 and ACL 8882T.”On behalf of my family, the government of the Republic of Zambia and indeed on my ownbehalf, I wish to convey my deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of our brothersand sisters whose lives have been cut short through this shocking tragedy,” President Satasaid.

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