An Irizar bus travelling from South Africa to Zambia burnt to ashes along Harare-Chirundu road this Monday.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) announced the incident saying all the people aboard are safe. Pindula News presents a police statement on the case:
The ZRP reports a fire incident which occurred on 21/02/22 at around 0500 hrs, where a Zambia bound Irizar bus towing a trailer, travelling from SA caught fire at the 314 km peg along Harare-Chirundu Rd. All the occupants escaped with no injuries while efforts to extinguish the bus were in vain. The bus, its trailer, all the goods and language were burnt to ashes.
In a related case, one person died while 15 others were injured when a Nissan Caravan Kombi which was going towards Chivhu, went out of the road and overturned.
Police say the road accident occurred at the 84 km peg along Harare- Masvingo Rd this afternoon.