In frontal collision of buses in Zimbabwe killed 47 people

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Photo: Paul Nyathi

In a head-on collision between two buses in Zimbabwe killed 47 people. This was reported by the Associated Press.

Two long-distance bus traveling in opposite directions collided on the evening of Wednesday, November 7, on the highway near Rusape, 170 kilometers from the capital Harare. The accident occurred due to the fact that one of the drivers was trying to overtake the truck.

According to the newspaper NewsdzeZimbabwe, among victims two children. Hospitalized at least 70 people. A police spokesman said that the death toll could rise as many passengers were seriously injured. It is also reported that the morgue is full, as it was designed only for 16 tel.

Bus accidents happen in Zimbabwe, often because of bad roads and illiterate driving. In addition, transport companies compete for customers, so the drivers try to go as fast as possible and do the maximum number of trips per day.

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