Zambian student who died fighting for Russia in Ukraine laid to rest

Relatives of Zambian student Lemekhani Nyireda, who died in the conflict in Ukraine last September, is consoled by relatives as his coffin arrives at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka on December 11, 2022.

The Zambian student who died in battle in Ukraine was buried Wednesday in a private ceremony in his home country, a family spokesman told CNN.

Lemekani Nathan Nyirenda died on the frontlines of the Ukraine war while fighting for Russian mercenary group Wagner in September last year.

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