15 Somalians Die During A Human Traffick Heist.
15 people suspected to be Somalian nationals have died in a containerized truck on the pedicle road in an apparent case of human trafficking gone wrong.
The Truck registered AFB 496 from Kasama was carrying over 50 Somalians suspected to be trafficked from Tanzania.
The final destination of the victims is unclear at this stage.
The Truck carrying bags of beans in front but had Somalians hidden behind.
Apparently passers-by are said to have forced the driver to open the truck when they heard noises coming from the truck.
At the scene, 20 Km from Levy Mwanawasa Bridge in Chembe, bodies were found strewn on the ground and over 30 survivors narrated that they were transferred from another truck and were picked from Kasama but the new truck had no ventilation, which made their colleagues suffocate to death.
The driver is detained by Police on the Congo side.