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Two members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) died on the spot Friday night when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a stationary truck at Nukwa base in the Kongola Constituency of the Zambezi Region.
Namibian Police Force acting crime investigations coordinator in the region, Deputy Commissioner Evans Simasiku confirmed the accident to Nampa yesterday, saying that it happened after curfew hours.
Simasiku said the soldiers were travelling from the direction of Katima Mulilo towards Nukwa when the Volkswagen sedan they were travelling in crashed into a truck that was parked on the side of the road and two people, including the driver died on the spot.
He said the other two occupants in the vehicle who are also members of the NDF, sustained serious injuries and were rushed to the Katima Mulilo State Hospital.
Investigations into the incident continue.
Source: Namibian Press Agency (NAMPA)