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Tobacco truck burns to a shell

by Simbarashe Sithole
15 Jul 2020 at 18:23hrs | Views
Seventy bales of tobacco went up inflames this morning in Mazowe  when a vehicle transporting them  from Mount Darwin caught fire due to mechanical fault.


Witnesses told Bulawayo24.com that the truck had binding brakes which contributed to the accident.

"This accident occured around 3am and it was due to binding brakes 70 bales of tobacco were lost," said the source.

Deputy minister of Agriculture Douglas Karoro urged farmers to insure their crops.

"We are urging farmers to insure their crops inorder to overcome natural and man made disasters," Karoro said.

Source - Byo24news

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