A 26 year old man working for Unisource Brick Making Company in Chipata has been crushed to death by a brick making machine.
Eastern Province Police Commissioner, Alex Chilfuya has confirmed the incident, which happened yesterday around 09 hours.
Mr. Chilufya says that Clifford Kumwenda was crushed as he was working while the machine was switched on.
He says that Mr. Kumwenda sustained a deep cut on the right side of his head as his head came into contact with the crusher and bled from the mouth and nose.
Mr. Chilufya says that the body is in the Chipata Central Hospital mortuary awaiting a post-mortem.