Soldier killed in road accident identified

A 37 -year-old soldier who was killed when when the vehicle they were travelling in, an Iveco Bus overturned following a left rear tyre burst at Nkhande along the Dedza- Ntcheu M1 Road on Monday, has been named.

Staff Sergeant Bruno Nkhaya, 37, from Likuni Village in the area of Chief Malili in Lilongwe died due to internal injuries according to postmortem conducted at Ntcheu District Hospital.

Ntcheu Police Public Relations Officer, Gift Matewere said the bus registration number MDF 1455 had eight Malawi Defence Force (MDF) officers who were travelling to Blantyre for official duties.

“Upon arrival at Nkhande, the left rear tyre of the bus got burst and the vehicle went off the road before overturning several times,” said Matewere.

His family described his death as a “huge shock” and said it has “left a gap that cannot be filled”.

While army spokesman said it has been a “tragic loss”.

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15 thoughts on “Soldier killed in road accident identified”

  1. Connex says:

    May his saul rest in peace

  2. Phungwako says:

    OOOh sad news. May the soul of Bruno rest in peace. We shall miss you in our Chikufikani village TA Kachere in Dedza.

  3. mj says:

    nkutheka a traffic anaona kuti tyre ndi lokutha koma anailolabe galimoto kuyenda chifukwa cha mantha.traffic police be proffessional

  4. nambewe says:


  5. Tango says:

    May your soul rest in peace Bruno. I cant believe i will never see you again. Once again RIP

  6. Macdassa Nyirenda says:


  7. Macdassa Nyirenda says:

    May His Soul Rest In Peace.

  8. ABM says:

    As Police, we are with the family and MDF during this trying moment. RIP

  9. Mwanawe says:


  10. Akulisinga says:

    Oh no! MHSRP

  11. mbwindi says:


  12. Bigman munthuwaMulungu says:

    So sad indeed. MHSRIP

  13. Stampycious says:

    He has died a tragic death in a line of duty bt reporters please u are not supposed to show us the picture of frozen leg in the freezer bt rather the dead person’s facial picture. May His Soul Rest In Everlasting Peace

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