JUST IN: Police release names of people who died in Kanyemba kombi accident


The Zimbabwe Republic Police(ZRP) has released the names of seven of the eight horror crash victims who perished on the spot after the Toyota Hiace they were traveling in heading to Kanyemba from Harare burst into flames on Friday night.

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the developments in a press statement where he said the seven victims have been identified and the eighth victim is yet to be identified, meanwhile, two survivors who were receiving treatment were discharged.

“One body is yet to be identified and members of the public who are missing a relative are urged to come forward and assist the police in the identification process,” said Nyathi.

The victims have been identified as Charles Mutematsaka(38) from Highfield, Harare, Maria Chada(45) from Waterfalls, Master Mutematsaka(18) from Highfield, Abraham Chinwara from Kanyemba Growth Point, Guruve, Cuthbert Kasana from Shange Village, Mushumbi, Guruve, Tonderai Murasikwa, from Kanyemba and a toddler from Waterfalls.

The commuter omnibus which is suspected to have been carrying flammables collided with a lorry and burst into flames in Concession, Mazowe District killing the driver, a toddler, and six other passengers.


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