Zimbabwe News

Man seriously injured after car he was draining fuel explodes

A Mercedes Benz exploded to shell at Puma Service station at Mabelreign shopping center, Harare on Wednesday.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the incident they said,” Mercedes Benz E320 CDI vehicle exploded and burnt to shell whilst mechanic was draining petrol from the vehicle, the fuel attended had refueled the vehicle with 23.5 liters of petrol instead of diesel.”

The mechanic sustained serious burns and is admitted at Parirenyatwa hospitals.

In other news – Unlicensed policeman driving at high speed hits two pedestrians

A police officer appeared before Harare magistrate Evelyn Mashavakure answering charges of reckless driving after he caused an accident that led to two people being admitted to the hospital.


Godzi Kudakwashe (32) faces two counts of negligent driving and driving without a license. He was released on $10 000 bail and told to return to court on March 13, 2023. Learn More

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