Another bus crash kills 21 in ZimbabweBy KITSEPILE NYATHI in Harare | Monday, April 16 2012 at 14:32
Twenty one people died and several others were seriously injured in southern Zimbabwe when a South Africa bound bus overturned on Monday morning.
Police said the accident occurred around 2 am along the Masvingo-Beitbridge highway and details were still sketchy as investigations were still underway.
A week ago, twelve Zimbabweans were burnt beyond recognition when a South African bound vehicle they were travelling in collided with a haulage truck.
At least 49 people died on Zimbabwe’s roads during the Easter holiday.
Police said the vehicles caught fire on impact, killing all the 12 passengers in the Toyota Hilux twin-cab vehicle.
Most of the victims were returning to work in South African after the holidays.
Fatal accidents are now common on Zimbabwe’s roads, which have suffered neglect over the years.
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