Rice Kills Malawian Student

By Cosmas Chimaliro

Euthini Secondary School student died on Sunday when bags of rice from a track he was travelling in to school, fell on him.

Confirming the development in an In an interview with Malawi News Agency, Headmaster for Euthini Secondary School Elias James, said the deceased Hastings Chiziba, 19, who was in form 2 boarded a truck carrying bags of rice, on his way to the school where he was a boarder.

‘’The deceased was travelling from his home, Luvwele to Euthini in a truck full of bags of rice.

‘’ When the truck reached Kabwafu, the bags collapsed and forced him onto the ground. Some of the bags fell on top of him and died on the same spot,’’ said James.