By Gokhan Kavak
At least 42 people died and 20 others were injured when a blaze gutted a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, police said Friday.
The fire erupted in Gwanda town, around 500 km south of capital Harare on Thursday night, Zimbabwean newspaper The Herald reported.
“It is suspected a gas tank belonging to one of the passengers caused the inferno in the bus,” The Herald posted on its Twitter account.
Five people had severe burns “beyond 90 degrees”, the daily added.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.