The Zimbabwe Republic Police has disclosed the names of the victims who died in a road traffic accident that occurred on 17 November 2021 at the 169 km peg along Harare–Bulawayo Road.
The accident happened when a ZUPCO bus heading towards Harare, had a head-on collision with a fuel tanker that was travelling in the opposite direction.
According to Senior Staff Officer (Press, Public and International Relations) to the Commissioner-General of Police, Police General Headquarters, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, six of the eight victims were positively identified by their next of kin as listed:-
Clifford Mazhakata, a male adult aged 39 of number 257 Budiriro 1, Harare.
Rangarirai Chivore, a male adult aged 45 of ZRP Fairbridge, Bulawayo.
Benson Nyamutsamba, a male adult aged 49 of T square Mzilikazi, Bulawayo.
Takudzwa Mafunga, a male adult aged 22 of ZUPCO Kwekwe Depot, Kwekwe.
Simanga Chuma, a male adult aged 35 of block 18 586 Mpopoma, Bulawayo.
Nkazimulo Gumpo, a male adult aged 22 of number 13 Kilimani Hillcrest, Bulawayo.
Meanwhile, the names of the remaining two victims will be announced in due course.