Zambia first lady cries over ‘gas attacks’ on children

Zambia’s First Lady Esther Lungu broke down in tears and fell to her knees as she appealed for an end to a spate of mysterious gas attacks that have spread across the country.

Police have been unable to catch those who have been targeting homes and schools by spraying victims with a gas that leaves them unconscious.

It is not clear what gas is being used in the attacks.

Mrs Lungu was filmed on Tuesday telling a group of women that:

“I’m making an earnest appeal to the people that are behind this gassing – to an extent of gassing innocent schoolchildren, innocent families. It is indeed a shame,” Mrs Lungu was filmed on Tuesday telling a group of women.

She then broke down in tears.

News website Lusaka Times shared a video of the event on YouTube:

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