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UPDATED: 35 dead in Chimanimani bus crash

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Police say 35 passengers died from the horror bus crash that occurred in Chimanimani Thursday night.

The bus, according to police, was carrying 106 congregants of a Zion Christian Church (ZCC).

“The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred at the 5km peg along Jopa- Skyline Rd, Chimanimani last night at around 2200 hours, where a Charles Luwanga bus which had 106 ZCC church members went out of the road and fell into a gorge.

“As a result of the accident 35 people died while 71 others were injured. The bodies of the victims were taken to Chipinge Hospital for post-mortem while the injured were referred to the same institution for treatment, with 13 being critically injured. More details to follow,” police said.

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