Tragedy strikes as man dies after being struck by tin filled with wet soil while digging a well

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Tragedy strikes in Mutare as man fatally struck while digging well

In a devastating incident, a 41-year-old man tragically lost his life while undertaking well-digging work on May 4, 2024. The fatal accident occurred at Fairview Farm in Mutare, where Mugaba was engaged in the well-digging process.

According to the initial findings provided by the ZRP, the unfortunate incident unfolded when a tin filled with wet soil struck Mugaba on the head. The accident occurred after a rope attached to the windlass, the mechanism used for hoisting materials, unexpectedly became loose.

The impact of the tin, propelled by the force of the loose rope, caused severe head injuries to Mugaba, leading to his immediate demise. The incident has sent shockwaves through the local community and has left family, friends, and neighbours mourning the loss of a loved one.

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