A 50-year-old woman has become a victim of a bush fire in Milenge District. She was identified as Doreen Kaushi.
According to Esther Katongo, the police spokesperson, she was driving a vehicle, came across a huge bush fire and ran away on foot for safety.
Her companions got back into the motor vehicle while the deceased ran in a different direction for safety. She was later surrounded by the fire and died instantly engulfed by it.
The body was taken to Mansa General Hospital Mortuary.