Tragedy struck on Tuesday night in Zimbabwe when a minibus, carrying 21 passengers, collided with a truck on the Bulawayo-Beitbridge road. The crash resulted in the heartbreaking loss of 22 lives, with two individuals sustaining injuries. The highway, vital for connecting Zimbabwe to the South African border, witnessed this devastating incident.

Reports from the police, shared on the platform X (formerly known as Twitter), provided initial details. Unfortunately, it remains unclear if there were additional casualties among bystanders.

The two survivors are currently receiving medical attention in Bulawayo, a city in the southwest. Zimbabwe frequently experiences road accidents, with some pointing fingers at transport operators for overloading vehicles. These overloaded vehicles navigate roads riddled with potholes, contributing to the unfortunate frequency of such incidents.

This information is brought to you in collaboration with Reuters, the original source of this news. Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families affected by this tragic event.

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