Lake Malawi swallows 11 year old boy

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A boy aged 11 identified as Davie Alfred Kantchentche has died after he got drowned in Lake Malawi in the lakeshore district of Nkhotakota.

According to the deceased’s father Mr. Martin Kantchentche, 76, on October 22 his son along with his friends went to the lake for swimming at Nkhomo fishing dock.

drownConfirming to Malawi24 Nkhotakota, police deputy spokesperson Paul Malimwe said in the course of swimming the child went to the deep waters where he accidentally got drowned and died.

Efforts to rescue him by his friends were made but, unfortunately, he was already dead.

The matter was reported at Nkhotakota police station. Officers visited the scene of the incident along with medical personnel from Kapili health centre.

Postmortem conducted established that the death was due to suffocation secondary to drowning

Davie Alfred Kantchentche, 11, hailed from Kanjelewende village, in the area of senior Chief Mwadzama in Nkhotakota.

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  1. anamwino mumaonjezatu,munthu mukuziwa wamwalira kamba komira mmadzi NDE mukuti “” cause effect is suffocation””kodi mmadzi mungapezeke chokudwa kuti ndingati””cause effect is choking “”? Wina wavulala wamwalira pangozi report lanu mumati “’cause effect is blood loss”” kodi pangozi munthu angamwAlire ndi chani?change pliz timakudalirani koma zinazi kumawakana a police muziwauza kuti ngati ndingozi aliyese akuziwa bwino ndipo kumilako aliyense waziwa,zimatopesa kuwerenga zinazi.

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