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'Selling Gas From Residential Premises Illegal'

'Selling Gas From Residential Premises Illegal'

Harare City Council has warned residents that it is illegal for anyone to sell Liquid Petroleum Gas (LP Gas) from residential premises.

Harare City Council spokesperson, Michael Chideme, urged residents to report people who sell LP gas from their residences. He said:

It is not allowed to sell gas in residential premises because of the dangers it causes to human life and properties in the event of an explosion.

As city council, we are also enforcing the regulations when such people operate outside the law and we are also asking people to report anyone who is violating the laws to come forward.

This comes after an entire family in Eyestone, part of the Retreat area in southern Harare, perished in a fire caused by a gas explosion.

A couple and its three children were killed around 8.30 PM on Wednesday when gas from a gas tank believed to be faulty exploded in their two-roomed house and ignited a fire.

Following the explosion, the 48kg gas tank went through the roof and landed 50 metres away.

The deceased, who are from Gokwe, were identified as Kudzai Gozhora (32), his wife Shupikai Makwara (30) and their three daughters, Valentine (11), Monalisa (seven) and Trumpfree (13 months).

Neighbours vainly tried to extinguish the fire which reportedly lasted for about 30 minutes, but by then the family had already perished.

More: The Herald


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22 Comments

Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 months ago

kutori nevasingagoni kunyora shona yacho but haisi mhosva coz chipo chacho chinenge chiriparurimi kkk ini LONDON nditori ne A ndebele B, shona handina kuyidzidza but still ndogona kunyora inoverengeka.
REMEMBER HUDOFO WEMUNHU HUNONZWIKA PA REASONING AND TIRIKUITA TICHIZIVANA MA LEVELS kkkk


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 months ago

Tkt, ndati tsaona dze gas hadzinei nekutengesewa kwe gas mudzimba uyezwe hadzisi dzekusungira vanhu kutengesa gas mudzimba, kkkk i LONDON its not your fault asi ndokudira kungwara coz unosvoropodza kuitira kuti ndikutsanangurire nerurimi rwako kkk gud boy...


🔥 2 months ago

vatowana mukoto wekuita nawo Mari vakomana kungokuona uchitengesa 😂 wakutonyora


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Nelson 2 months ago

Kķkķkkkkkkkk chimwe chirungu pano so kkkkkkkkk kunyora nechindau kurinane kkkk


Pfumisai mutero 2 months ago

Kkk yah

JC Form IV 2 months ago

Ndopanotangira kutaura nendimi 😇😇😇

CID Zimbabwe 2 months ago

musatye they are just saying not meaning it . It wont work . They just shama zvimirimo for nothing.From me CID zimbabwe ndati tengesai Gas . musatye


Shopov 2 months ago

Chiweti Industrial Department

Tkt 2 months ago

MaCID anoita basa rei zviya?

Godaz 2 months ago

Kana uchishandisa gas kumba ziva kuti ugere nebomb any silly mistake you'll be nuked


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 months ago

Its not about selling gas, its about not arresting but giving residents full information or should I say precautions on how to use gas at home, a bus got burned to ashes when someone got in it with a gas bottle not selling it. let's advice residents on how to use and handle gas bottles coz they buy it where its cheap to go unless if Value Gas comes to their rescue and that goes back to city council coz it has to avail land for such. ndapedza musandipikisa coz i don't argue with fools kkkk kuseka nhamo serugare coz ignorance has no defence...


Tkt 2 months ago

If you find yourself constructing all your sentences NEGATIVELY ziva kuti chirungu... it's not about selling, it's not about arresting.. SPEAK UP YOUNG MAN! WHAT ARE YOU SAYING??.. learn to construct your sentences POSITIVELY.. STRAIGHT TO POINT AND USE CORRECT TERMINOLOGY...YOU HAVE PROVEN BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT THAT YOU ARE UNABLE TO FULLY EXPRESS YOURSELF IN ENGLISH

Ghetto Yut 2 months ago

Ukanyora ne shona haufe wangu

CID Zimbabwe 2 months ago

Hapana zvawataura , tichatoku sunga ne cheni nokuti wataura mwura.😎😎😎

pamberi ne Misangano yese

Mᴀʀᴀᴠᴀᴢᴀ 2 months ago

Eᴠᴇɴ ᴋᴇᴇᴘɪɴɢ ᴏғ ᴘᴏᴜʟᴛʀʏ ɪɴ ʀᴇsɪᴅᴇɴᴛɪᴀʟ ʜᴏᴜsᴇs ɪs ɪʟʟᴇɢᴀʟ, ɪɴʜᴀᴍᴏ ʙᴀsɪ ɪɴᴏᴛɪᴅᴀʀᴏ. Iᴛ ᴄᴀᴜsᴇs ᴅɪsᴇᴀsᴇs.


MuGrade 2 2 months ago

It's Manchester United

Vybz Kartel 2 months ago

Chelsea or is it New Castle😂😂😂

Dudu 2 months ago

Ndeyepi disease inokonzerwa??

Zim baba 2 months ago

kutengesera pa road it's illegal, pamba illegal,pamashops illegal.apa hauna basa raunoita ,wotogara pamba and put on your mask.
Zim marwadza .
everything is illegal.
ukatofa vanoda kutokufukunyura illegal.


Tender 2 months ago

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Zvakaoma 2 months ago

Shame takungoita zvino urayisa nekuda kwenhamo


CID Zimbabwe 2 months ago

YOU ARE AFRAID OF BEING BEATEN😎😎


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