An-11-year old girl, grade three pupil of Kasapa Primary School in Mushindamo District of North western province has died after being electrocuted at a named shop at St. Dorothy market.
North-Western Province Commissioner of Police, Elias Chushi has confirmed the sad incident in a statement and identified the deceased as Anna Kasongo.
Mr Chushi said the incident occurred on Thursday at around 21:30 hours when the deceased was electrocuted after touching a naked electric cable which was attached to the iron sheets of the roof of the shop belonging to Mr Golden Chabanasha.
Mr Chushi said police visited the scene and inspected the body which had no physical injuries.
He said that ZESCO personnel have been informed while police have also opened a file of inquiry into the matter.