Malawi train crashes woman to death, as 3 children die of poisonous food

A 22 year old woman has been crashed to death by a moving train in Nsanje whilst her child, who was stripped at her back during the accident, is battling for life at hospital.

Dauson Manjolo, ward councillor for the area where the accident occured, said the woman, Ruth Allan, died of her injuries on the spot.

There are conflicting reports on how Allan, who hailed from Masefula Village in Chief Chapananga’s area in Nsanje, died.

The child, who sustained serious life threatening injuries is admitted to Nsanje District Hospital.

Valley Logistics officials are yet to comment on the matter.

Meanwhile, police in Mangochi say three children of the same family died over the weekend in Mangochi after eating poisonous wild tubers which they mistook for yams.

The police said they prepared and cooked the wild tubers whilst their mother was away.

When she came back, she found the children vomiting and they all died at Mangochi District Hospital where they were rushed for treatment.

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Charles
Charles
4 years ago

The president has said many times that no one will die of hunger in this country. If these deaths have not been caused by hunger, then tell me what has caused this loss of very tender lives. The president is a monster!

rooi
rooi
4 years ago

koma pitala ndi mfwiti nzake chaponda amva nkhaniyi? amati anthu saafa ndi njala nanga chomwe chapangitsa ana kuti adye dziphe zapoison ndi chani?Voetsek!!!

chajaso
chajaso
4 years ago

kasaini ka njala ya phwe imeneyitu. nanga mpaka k12,500. thumba, ambiri zivutatu.

Francis Mpinganjira
Francis Mpinganjira
4 years ago

does any one know where this happened in Mangochi?

rojas
4 years ago

khizganiko ngoma pa kg apitala

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