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Five drown into Mupfure river

ZRP has confirmed that five people drowned on Friday when a haulage truck with four occupants side swiped with an excavator with two people on board resulting in both vehicles falling into the Mupfure River.

The police said the incident occurred on the 29th of July 2022 at the 54km peg along Harare – Masvingo road.

A haulage truck with four occupants on board side swiped with an excavator with two people on board resulting in both vehicles falling in the Mupfure River.

The police said divers had retrieved two bodies while a third was trapped in the haulage truck. Two people are still missing and are presumed to have also drowned.

β€œOn 30/07/22, Police from SubAqua retrieved two bodies of the victims from the river. The body of the other victim is still trapped in the haulage truck while two others are still missing,” read a police statement issued on Sunday.

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