Easter holiday bus crash in eastern Zimbabwe takes 35 lives

A bus bring worshippers taking a trip to an Easter pilgrimage in mountainous eastern Zimbabwe plunged into a gorge, eliminating 35 individuals in the early hours of FridayBy FARAI MUTSAKA Associated PressApril 15, 2022, 11:29 AM – 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMUTARE, Zimbabwe– A bus carrying worshippers taking a trip to an Easter expedition in mountainous eastern Zimbabwe plunged into a gorge, killing 35 individuals in the early hours of Friday.The bus was strained with 106 travelers and drifted off the winding road near Chimanimani and sped into a deep ravine, authorities stated. The crash took place near the Chipinge district of Zimbabwes eastern Manicaland province, state broadcaster ZBC reported.The bus was carrying members of the Zion Christian Church, a regional denomination known for holding regular trips participated in by countless people.Bus accidents are frequent in the southern African nation, where some motorists overload their automobiles and go beyond the speed limitation. The bad condition of Zimbabwes roadways has likewise been blamed for contributing to crashes.Zimbabwes roads are especially busy during the Easter duration which is a major vacation in this largely Christian nation as individuals start hazardous trips in dilapidated buses and trucks to collect for days.

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