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Fresh details emerge about Rusape accident

by Staff Reporter
08 Nov 2018 at 12:57hrs | Views
A command centre has been set up at Rusape General Hospital following the Rusape bus accident which has so far claimed 47 lives.

The hospital has been overwhelmed this morning as relatives visit to identify their relatives.

It has been clarified that when the media put the death toll at 47 last night, the figure actually stood at 45.

According to Acting Officer Commanding Rusape District Isaac Gowe, who spoke to ZBC News this morning, 40 people died on the spot, 5 died on their way to hospital last night, while 2 more passed on this morning, bringing the death toll to 47.

It has also been clarified that the accident occurred when the two buses side swiped, and not a head-on collision.

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Source - zbc