Eight (8) self-proclaimed prophets drowned in Mazowe River on Saturday while competing to retrieve a “holy stick” in deep water.
Ten (10) prophets from Vadzidzi VaJeso apostolic sect were involved in the competition that took place in Mazowe River in Rushinga during a ritual to select a baptist when tragedy struck, The Herald reported.
Only two of the 10 prophets survived.
The provincial development coordinator Timothy Maregere confirmed the incident and said the deceased are all male and the bodies have been retrieved.
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