Cecilia Mukonkela Musonda(Mrs). Public Relations Officer . Chongwe Municipal Council.Cecilia Mukonkela Musonda(Mrs). Public Relations Officer . Chongwe Municipal Council.
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Officers from Chongwe Fire Brigade and Palabana Police Station have found the man that went missing after drowning in a dam on Tuesday afternoon.

The man, identified as Ian Nzala aged 24 of Mach-Mach farm in Palabana Area drowned on Tuesday afternoon as he made attempts to swim across a dam to rescue a duck that was stuck in a tree beside the dam in the company of his friend identified as John Ngalande.

The Chongwe Fire Brigade, Palabana police officers and members of the community joined efforts on Tuesday 28th December, 2021 to find Mr. Nzala’s body.
Mr. Nzala has left behind an expecting wife and one child.

The family of Mr. Nzala has since carried his body to Pemba district of Southern Province where he will be put to rest .

As a local authority, We extend our Condolences to Mr. Nzala’s family on this unfortunate incident.

We also wish to urge residents of Palabana and other places in Chongwe to take caution as they work near these water sources.

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