Ethiopia to investigate deaths of 27 migrants in Zambia
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Ethiopia to investigate deaths of 27 migrants in Zambia

Ethiopia’s government says it will investigate the reported deaths of 27 of its citizens found in a farming area on the outskirts of Zambia’s capital Lusaka.

Ethiopia’s state News Agency (ENA) reported on Monday.

The government said it would send experts to the area to confirm the identities of the citizens reported to have died.

They were said to have died while attempting to cross into South Africa illegally, ENA reported.

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Police discover 27 dead bodies of foreigners in Zambia

Zambian Police said preliminary investigations showed the victims were all men aged between 20 and 38.

Their bodies had been dumped along a road by unknown people.

A sole survivor was found alive in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The survivor was rushed to a Lusaka hospital for treatment, police said. (Reuters)

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