Worker Killed at Shayona Cement Factory
Written by Noel Nkubwi Tuesday, 21 February 2012 11:00
KASUNGU: One employee was killed while another sustained minor injuries at Shayona Cement Factory in Kasungu Sunday night while in the line of duty.
Both police and hospital officials confirmed the development, identifying the deceased as Mr. Gibson Dzimbiri, 39 who died after a clinker exploded from a kiln as cement production was in progress.
“The incident occurred at around 10 pm at the factory when Mr. Gibson Dzimbiri was assigned to supervise production proceedings,” said the police.
But while on duty, Mr. Dzimbiri and his friend discovered that the kiln was not performing well and later exploded.
Late Dzimbiri hailed from Chilinda village in traditional authority Chilowamatambe in Kasungu district. —Zodiak Online
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