MDF soldier dies in a hit and run accident

A Malawi Defense Force (MDF) soldier has died on Sunday in a hit and run accident.

The accident has happened in Kasungu’s Nthunthama area.

Police publicist for the district Inspector Harry Namwanza has confirmed the development, and identified the deceased as Corporal Rafael Nkonda, 24, of Cobbe Barracks in Zomba.

“What has happened is, the deceased and his friend were walking, and a cruising car hit him, severely injuring killing him in the process,” said Namwaza.

The police mouthpiece added: “after the accident, the driver did not stop and we are yet to trace him.”

He then advised drivers to always observe speed and as well, to stop upon been involved in an accident as these.

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