President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared a state of disaster the Silver Moon and Cricket Mines disasters in Kadoma.

As a result of the declaration by President Mnangagwa, the government will assist in the burial of all the victims.

The Director of the Civil Protection Department Mr Nathan Nkomo said relative of each victim will receive $1000 which will go towards meeting burial costs plus one blanket to each victim among other forms of assistance.

It is now suspected that the number of victims in the two mine disasters could be between 60 and 70.Zbc