The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has issued a statement on the accident that occurred at SAS Mine in Mazowe South Ward 20 after an oxygen tank exploded and killed several people.
Pindula News earlier reported that at least six people including five Chinese nationals and a baby had died. In a statement issued Friday afternoon, police national spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said one person was critically injured. Read the statement:
ZRP PRESS STATEMENT 08″ OCTOBER 2021 FATAL MINE ACCIDENT AT LOWDALE
The Zimbabwe Republic Police is investigating the circumstances in which six foreign nationals as well as a Zimbabwean died when some gas cylinders exploded at SAS Mine, Lowdale on 07th October 2021.
One person was critically injured and is currently admitted at a local hospital.
More details to follow in due course as the scene is being attended.
Mazowe South legislator, Fortune Chasi, expressed sadness over the tragic development.
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