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Baby drowns in dish…another run over by cart


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An eight-month-old baby fell off the bed and drowned in a home dish left next to where she slept while another was run over by an animal drawn cart in her sleep in two separate incidents that happened Wednesday.

Police reported the incidents via their official Twitter handle Thursday.

Said the police, “Parents and guardians are urged to always ensure the safety of their children. This follows three recent sudden death cases involving children in Binga, Harare and Gwanda.

“In a similar incident, on 29/12/21 in Dzivarasekwa, Harare an 8 months old baby drowned in a dish full of water placed beside a bed on which the baby was lying whilst her mother (24) was doing her laundry outside the house.


“On 29/12/21 along Georgia-Garanyemba Road, Guyu, an infant was killed in a fatal Road Traffic Accident when an animal drawn vehicle ran over the child while her mother, who had left the child lying by the roadside, was harvesting mopani worms.”


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