Update: Two bodies discovered in the Gweru swept away car whilst 4 are missing: Pics. Police, Fire brigade and related departments are on-site, retrieving the swept away Double Cab.
Two bodies have been recovered while four are understood to be missing. People are warned against crossing flooded rivers/bridges.
“The District Civil Protection Unit and the sub-aqua unit spent the whole day searching for the missing six people believed to be four male and two female adults who were swept away by the flooded Gweru River this morning.
The search continued until this evening, but no one has been found yet,” said Insp Mahoko. He said according to a witness, the Toyota Hilux was towing a mining compressor when it was swept away.
“This rainy season has been characterised by incessant numerous incidents and activated rescue efforts where citizens tried to cross rivers in flood and were marooned across the country,” said Minister Muswere.
Source – H-Metro/MbareTimes
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