Bodies of boat tragedy taken to Mzuzu as Rumphi morgue broke down 3 years ago

Bodies of people killed in the Rumphi boat accident have been taken to Mzuzu  Hospital morgue because a mortuary  at Rumphi Hospital has not been operatioal since 2014.

Dead bodies taken Mzuzu as there is no cold room in Rumphi

Rumphi Hospital spokesperson Bwanaloli Mwamulimwa has said the mortuary at the facility  needs an overhaul and a lot of money to maintain it.

He said in addition, the mortuary was designed to take two bodies at a time.

Mlowe CCAP clergy, Reverend Maxwell Mwamanya whose church was hit by the disaster said two bodies are yet to be identified.

He said some bodies were buried before they could be identified because they were in very bad state.

Malawi Defense Force  soldiers and officers from the Marine Department are still searching for 10 missing people out of the 79 people who boarded the fateful boat on Easter Sunday which has so far killed six people.

A 61 year old Gresham Kondowe said he survived the accident by clinging on to a bag of flour.

Opposition Leader Lazarus Chakwera said the only solution to the persistent boat accidents in Lake Malawi is a very good network of roads in the north.

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grand
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malawi government is full of commedy

Phillimon
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Mp should do that amapita chipatala chakuti chitukuko akupanga ndichiti ndalama zambili akulandira nchito yake iti akumpoto tizichangamuka pochitha zinthu not kungoti boma MP ayambepo kupanga zothandiza dela not kumangodya weka ndakazi ake ndi ana ake sinthawi yopanga ndale ndithawi yoti zinchito zamanja anu zikuchitireni umboni

Petro
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Our government please put the lives of the people first. Development only in the mouth. We need action.

sazilala mbuno
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do we have offshore guards who are trained to swim for rescuin pipo. a mw amatanganidwa ndi bhuno a pa joni ndi kayerekera. zatithandiza cani, mwangodyapo ndlama. amakuonani ma bwana ombwambwana mpakuti ndi a monkey , brain ya u monkey ndiyetu. lelo mukuyamba zopopa madzi mu lake mw. madzi ose mukapopamo kusala ncenga nde wanthu azizayenda coseta anyani inu SIMBI wangobulika poyerayera sitinkamuziwa mu mbili ya kwathu kuno= ma dhilo okha oka.koma ndithu mwambi oti kupita ndi nvula ya ciwawa suunama eti. ku mpoto kongoti ziii, nditi ziitu. ndithu nose muli vwiii olo kutimangilako olo wafumbi cabe.lelo muti mwayamba ma… Read more »
BIMA
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MY FELLOW MALAWIANS TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT

MAJOR 1 Phd FOR PRESIDENCY COME 2019
AND BEYOND THE REST
IS /WILL BE A BIG RISK/MISTAKE

Dum Magulajena.
Guest

An accident is an accident no matter from prayers when it occurs no one can dream about it.

kanchenga
Guest

Wrong most accidents can be avoided. It is mostly selfishness incompetence and negligence that results in accidents. Calmness and patience on the part of the passengers and greed on the part of the operator was all that was required to avoid this. On the other hand our politicians have not helped matters of transportation in this area.

Independent Diplomat
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Ndikadzakhala MP wanu ndidzachita zimenezo. This is a sign that there is a sleep-walking MP. bUSY. pHOKOSO BASI !!

kanchenga
Guest

No it is a sleeping government not MP . We don’t pay taxes to MPs Parliamentarians job is not to implement country development projects. This is what the foolish governments tell you and know you will believe them because of ignorance. Where do you expect the MP to get cash to build permanent roads in those escarpment. May be you don’t know the area well. It requires a national road project not seasonal roads

MANYI
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How many mortuaries /cold rooms could have been repaired
By that money which was
Packed in a pillow case of
Mfiti chaponda ??

How many ambulances
Which are grounded in our
Hospitals could have been
Serviced using that money ??

gibbbbbbo
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very sad

mtete
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This is very sad. A district hospital without a mortuary?

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