Police Spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed at least 47 people died in an accident involving Smart Express and Bolt Cutter buses near Rusape tollgate on Wednesday evening.
Reports indicate that the buses had a head on collision Nyathi said they have so far identified 47 bodies at the accident scene. Of the 47, 45 are adults while two are children. In an update on Wednesday evening, The Herald said Makoni District Administrator and Chairman of the District Civil Protection Unit, Mr Darlington Museka said Rusape General Hospital Mortuary is now overwhelmed. They are engaging Nyaradzo Funeral for assistance.