Malawian Vice President Escapes Possible Assassination Through A Road Accident
11 July 2020
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Nyasa Times/SABC News

Newly installed Malawian Vice-President Saulos Chilima’s motorcade was involved in a suspicious road accident on Saturday as he was travelling from Blantyre to Lilongwe.

The scene of the accident
The scene of the accident
The scene of the accident

Chilima’s spokesman Pilirani Phiri confirmed about the accident and said the Vice President is believed to be fine though highly placed sources within the new goverment believe that the accident was an assassination attempt on the new Vice President.

“The accident involved one vehicle on the convoy which had a head on collision with another vehicle coming from the opposite direction, a Toyota Vitz which had four people on board, two of them are feared dead.

“The other two have been rushed to hospital together with the driver of the vehicle on the convoy. The Vice President was not affected in any way and he is fine,” said Phiri.

Balaka police officers are on the ground gathering detailed information.

Watch SABC News report on the accident in the video below.