Man hit and killed by train locomotive in Blantyre

A 30 year old man has died after being hit by a moving train along the Limbe railway line behind Indian Sports Club in Blantyre during the night of Thursday and Friday.

Cear locomotive

Confirming the development, Limbe Police Assistant Public Relations Officer (APRO) Widson Nhlane identified the man as Godfrey Suwedi.

“The train was coming from Limbe Railway Station going to the direction of Bakhresa Company and as it was passing by Indian Sports Club, it hit Suwedi who was on the railway lines killing him on the spot,” said Nhlane.

According to the APRO, passers-by alerted the operator of the train that someone is lying dead on the railway lines after being hit by a locomotive.

The matter was reported to police who visited the scene and took the body to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital for a post-mortem.

The deceased hailed from Chagunda Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Chimaliro in Thyolo District.

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4 thoughts on “Man hit and killed by train locomotive in Blantyre”

  1. Inspectah Deck says:

    RIP

  2. Fallacy says:

    Thyolo man just committed suicide using the locomotive after being confused with what Ngolongoliwa said, MHSRIP

  3. Alfred Minjo says:

    What was the Thyolo man doing on the railway line at night? MHSRIP

  4. Namanyaru says:

    The man hit the train. By law a train never hits a person.

    Mmene imakwawira sitima ya pa flames komanso phokoso lakero mpaka ikagunde munthu?

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