5 Soldiers Perish In Nyamapanda Horror Crash
Eight people died, among them 5 soldiers, in devastating head-on collision between an army bus and a Mutoko-bound Zebra Kis_s along the Harare-Nyamapanda Highway.
In a statement police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi and Zimbabwe National Army 2 Infantry Battalion spokesperson, Lieutenant Munyaradzi Mushayamano confirmed the incident.
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) confirms that a fatal road traffic accident involving two buses and a Toyota Isis occurred at the 89km peg along (the) Harare-Nyamapanda Road near Ministry of Transport on April 28, 2018 around 1910hrs,” he said.
“Eight people died on the spot while 31 others were injured. The bodies of the deceased were ferried to Murewa Hospital mortuary. Meanwhile, the 31 who were injured are being treated at the same hospital. The identity of the deceased and more details on the accident will be released soon,” Nyathi said.