Explosion claims 42 lives
It has been confirmed that 42 people died and 20 people have been injured as a result of a gas/petrol explosion that somebody had in the boot. The number of people that have been injured or have been burnt to death are still being counted. The Brooklyn Express coach they were traveling in was reduced to ashes when it caught fire in a road accident near West Nicholson in Gwanda last night. The driver who miraculously managed to escape with minor burns.Mr Ndabazinhle Sikhosana, the bus driver, said the fire started after an explosion which ended up filling the whole bus.
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