A fatal accident involving a bus which has occurred today in Ntcheu has left at least 10 people dead and injuring about 35 others.
Malawi News Hub has learnt that the Future Tours bus registration number BLK 4093 was on its route from capital Lilongwe to Blantyre this afternoon.
Upon reaching area Rivirivi bridge between Chingeni and Manjawira, a front tyre burst causing the bus to overturn several times before hanging on the side bars of the bridge.
The rescue mission was successful in helping those who were remained trapped in and under the bus.
Reports indicate that the casualties were rushed to Balaka District Hospital where those who got badly injured were referred to Zomba Central Hospital.
Meanwhile, Ntcheu Police Public Relations Officer Hastings Chigalu has confirmed the occurrence of the accident but further expressed fear that the death toll may go up.
Rivirivi river is on M1 road some few kilometers from Chingeni Roadblock on Balaka side before reaching Manjawira which is on Ntcheu side.