Ten people have been confirmed dead while several others have sustained serious injuries after a Future Tours bus they were travelling in overturned on Saturday at Chingeni in Balaka district.
According to reports, the bus overturned three times after its left tire burst.
Ten have been confirmed dead with others having their heads and other body parts chopped off.
Some sustained injuries and are receiving treatment at Balaka district hospital.
Balaka hospital authorities have disclosed that other injured people have been referred to Zomba Central Hospital for specialized medical treatment.
The accident has exposed the delay in accident response as a rescue team arrived at the scene hours after the crash.