Authorities are reportedly working on modalities that will likely ensure the double burial of 2 National Heros Ellen Gwaradzimba and Morton Malianga who both died on 15 January, The Herald reports.
According to the publication, the possible double burial was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, Mr. Aaron Nhepera
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Nhepera reportedly told the publication yesterday that the possible double ceremony is being planned and arrangements following recommendations given are being made. However, no final decisions have been made yet.
Gwaradzimba succumbed to COVID-19 while Malianga is said to have been unwell for some time.
This will not be the first time 2 heroes are buried at the national shrine on the same day, in 2013. Victoria Chitepo and Vivian Mwashita were buried on the same day.
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