The nation has been plunged into mourning following a terrible accident at Jimila in Sipepa Area within Tsholotsho District where 11 people died on the spot while the other number of casualties passed on the way to Tsholotsho Hospital.
Some passengers are reported to have died upon arrival at the hospital which brings the total deaths to a number of 22.
More than 30 casualties are still admitted at Tsholotsho and probably they might be referred to Mpilo and UBH Hospitals in Bulawayo.
The accident occurred in the when a crew of Malaria Control personnel who had completed spraying in the District of Nkayi and were relocating to Tsholotsho. The cause of an accident is not exactly known although bad road-network is one of the contributing factors
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