Zimbabwe: Killing more than 40 people and injuring at least 20, some of whom suffered severe burns, authorities passengers in Zimbabwe caught in a bus fire.
The remains of the bus were completely incinerated shows the photograph posted on Twitter by the Zimbabwe Red Cross. They said its teams responded to a “horrific accident” involving a bus heading to neighboring South Africa.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, The President, in his condolence message said that “Combustible material was allowed onto the bus, thus causing a conflagration which entrapped, scalded and consumed innocent passengers.”
The government should “take appropriate measures which comprehensively deal with this growing menace on our roads,” said Emmerson Mnangagwa, the president
The accident happened in the south of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) in Gwanda district.