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MISSING FISHERMEN FOUND DEAD ON CHIZUMULU ISLAND

Written by  Musase Cheyo
Bodies of the two fishermen who drowned in Lake Malawi on Sunday night have been found at Chizumulu, in the island district of Likoma.
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Likoma Police Officer-In-Charge Active Mkandawire says the bodies have been found on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
 
They have been taken to Chizumulu Health Center, where it has been confirmed that the deaths were due to suffocation secondary to drowning.
 
The two, Peter Nyoni (23) of T.A Mtwalo in Mzimba and Mtendere Chiwiya (22)  of T.A Mkumpha in Likoma, drowned on Sunday May 2, 2021, due to Mwela winds which started blowing while the fishermen were fishing in Lake Malawi, capsizing their boat in the process.
 
Four out of the six fishermen that were in the boat survived in the accident. 
 
Police are meanwhile advising all fishermen to make use of weather forecasts to avoid such accidents.
 
 
 
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