Two spouses of Malawi Defence Force (MDF) officers on Wednesday died in a road accident in Rwanda, it has been confirmed.
MDF publicist Captain Paul Chimphwanya identified the deceased as Eunice Chidzungu and Ruth Maluwa. They were wives to officers Richard Chidzungu and Greshan Maluwa.
Chiphwanya said the two deceased had traveled to Rwanda to attend a graduation ceremony of their spouses at Rwanda National Defence College.
“The two left Malawi on Tuesday and while traveling from Kigali Airport, the driver of the vehicle they were in lost control and it overturned,” explained Chiphwanya.
He said plans were underway to send MDF aircraft today to repatriate the remains of the two.