The Police in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, on Sunday discovered 27 dead bodies of suspected foreigners dumped by unknown people.
Bodies of suspected Ethiopians were discovered in the early hours of Sunday in the Ngwerere area on the outskirts of the Zambian capital.
The discovery came after members of the public alerted the Police.
Danny Mwale, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, said in a statement that the Police have since launched an investigation into the matter.
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Mwale added that all 27 bodies have been deposited in the mortuary at the University Teaching Hospital.
The Police spokesperson said that apart from the 27 dead bodies, one surviving foreigner was found gasping for life.
The person is currently receiving medical attention at the hospital, according to the statement.
The statement did not provide further details regarding the incident. (Xinhua)
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