Two NDC officials, among them a member of the party’s Central Committee, have died in a road traffic accident in Monze District.

According to a statement issued by the NDC media team, the bodies of the deceased are lying in Monze District Hospital.

“The duo were part of the NDC entourage driving to Choma district to attend the burial of politician Daniel Munkombwe. Nine other NDC officials also involved in the accident are currently admitted to Monze district hospital. Those admitted include officials from the NDC media and security teams. The names of the party stewarts have been withheld until their next of kin are informed,” read the statement.

“NDC Southern Province Chairman and Member of the Central Committee Sylvester Simachaba has confirmed the deaths. NDC Secretary General Mwenya Musenge will issue a comprehensive statement over the matter.”