A THIRTEEN-YEAR old boy of Zambezi has died after falling off an oxen-drawn cart he was riding on which later run over him.

Provincial commissioner of police Hudson Namachila confirmed the accident and named the boy as Elijah Wemba of Kakeki chiefdom.

Mr Namachila said accident which happened on October 9 around 16:00 hours on the airport road.

He said the juvenile was riding on the ox-cart from the direction of north to south before he suddenly fell off.

He said Elijah fell off ox-cart and was subsequently run over, leading to his death. He was believed to have sustained internal injuries and died on the spot.

“There are no damages to the ox-cart. The body has been deposited in Zambezi District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem”, he said.

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