Members of the public in Lusaka’s Ngwerere area discovered suspected dead bodies around 06:00 hours on sunday.
Deputy Police Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale said Police officers were alerted and quickly rushed to the scene where they found one gasping for life.
He was rushed to the Hospital by a concerned member of the public where he is currently receiving medical attention.
Mr. Mwale said preliminary investigations indicate that a total number of 28 persons, all males aged between 20 and 38, were dumped in Meanwood Nkhosi along Chiminuka road in Ngwerere area by unknown people.
“out of the 28 persons, one was found gasping for life. They are all believed to be Ethiopian nationals,” he said.
He further said that all the 27 bodies have since been deposited in the University Teaching Hospitals mortuary awaiting formal identification and postmortem.