Vehicle belonging to Neno South legislator Mark Katsonga Phiri

BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Malawian journalist belong to Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Allan Phetembe died including two for Times Group reporters who sustained injuries in fatal road accident in Neno district.

The accident occurred on Friday, October 1, 2021when driver lost control of the vehicle belonging to Neno South legislator Mark Katsonga Phiri.

The fatal accident occurred at Zalewa , Neno turn off as was heading to Katsonga’s event.

MBC Director General George Kasakula confirmed to that his reporter Phetembe died in the accident.

According to eye witness told The Maravi Post that the vehicle carried reporters from Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MB), Times and others to cover Katsonga’s rally on Friday afternoon.

“The media personnel used Katsonga Landcruser car to carry his colleagues to the rally but upon reaching Neno turn-off the vehicle lost control then it overturned three times.

“One journalist died on the sport while others sustained minor injuries, even one came out unhurt. Currently, the police and medical personnel are on the scene, ” says the eye witness.

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