This boy is a hero!
This 14-year-old boy of Rokana Primary School in Kitwe has become an overnight hero after saving a four-year-old child who was swept away by floods following torrential rain.
This happened on Monday in Kandabwe where more than 60 houses collapsed after a heavy downpour.
Emmanuel Mulenga saved the unnamed child.
This came to light when Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) national coordinator Chanda Kabwe visited the area.
Emmanuel narrated to Mr Kabwe how he rescued the toddler who was washed away by the heavy flow of water.
He explained that the boy was trying to pick his shoe when he was swept by the heavy current of water and he decided to jump into the to rescue the child.
Picture Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) national coordinator Chanda Kabwe (left) interracts with Emmanuel Mulenga. picture by SAM PHIRI.
Credit: Times of Zambi