Saturday, October 30, 2010

Traffic accident in Dar Kills two

TWO people died on the spot in Dar es Salaam on Friday in two different incidents, police said. The incidents took place at Manzese Argentina and Buguruni Malapa in the suburbs of the city.
The Kinondoni Regional Police Commander Mr Elias Kalinga said the accidents that occurred at Manzese involved a Mitsubishi Fuso driven by unknown driver and a car whose registration number was not immediately discovered. It ran over a pedestrian, a resident of Manzese. Mr Kalinga said the deceased was immediately identified as Abdul Mwibambe, a resident of Manzese whose age was estimated to be 20-25 years. According to Mr Kalinga, the body of the deceased has been preserved at Mwananyamala Hospital while police are still searcheing for the driver and the car that caused the accident. In another incident, a man identified as Ngosha whose age was estimated to be between 30 and 35 died after he was crushed by rubble in Buguruni Malapa.
The Ilala Regional Police Commander Mr Faustine Shilogile said Mr Ngosha died after a toilet pit of twelve feet he was digging collapsed. The pit belonged to one of Yudani Luvanda (35) a resident of Buguruni Madenge. “While he was in the process of digging the toilet, he was covered by soil that caused his death instantly,” noted Mr Shilogile. The RPC said the deceased body was preserved at Amana Hospital. In another development, fire gutted nine kiosks whose owners were not immediately known at Ilala Mchikichini, destroying almost everything. Mr Shilogile further stated that poor electrical connection that was done by the shop owners was the cause of the accident.He said the costs of the properties destroyed were not immediately known. Meanwhile, Police have arrested twenty-nine people at Magomeni Kagera for possession of 1150 kilogrammes of Marijuana. The Kinondoni Regional Police Commander (RPC) Elias Kalinga named those arrested as Salum Ally (21), Abdalla Khamis (29), Yahya Hussein (28), Banzi Emilian (27) and Jumanne Hussein (17). Others were Jengo Daniel (18), Ismail Juma (16) Omary Yusuph (24), Rashid Daud (23) and nine teen others whose names were not immediately discovered.

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