By MAIMBO MWEEMBA
Zambia Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale has confirmed that a four year old boy identified as Jonathan Kasongo has dies at Damishal Christian academy in Lusaka’s Libala area after a table fell on him.
The boy died as a result of injuries he sustained after a table fell on him.
Mr Mwale said the incident occurred on Wednesday at June 14:40 hours at Damishal Christian Academy School situated in Lusaka’s Libala area.
This is barely a week after a named private school in Lusaka reported of an incident of a three-year- old dying after a zebra statue fell on her
And, Mr Mwale said upon inquiry, postmortem examination results indicate that he died as a result of head injuries.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that a heavy table which was in the passage adjacent to the classroom fell on him while he was playing with his friends. It is alleged that Pupils were playing in the same passage while waiting to be picked by their guardians. The boy was rushed to Maina Soko Military Hospital where he was admitted. He died on June 9, 2022 at around 05:00 hours at the same Hospital,” he said.
Mr Mwale also said that the Police do not suspect any foul play.