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24 dead in Zimbabwe cyclone

Published : Sunday, 17 March, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 238

HARARE, Mar 16: At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday.
Zimbabwe's ministry of information announced on Twitter that so far the "number of deaths is confirmed at 24 mainly from Chimanimani East," including two students, while at least 40 other people have been injured.
Many houses have been damaged and bridges washed away in parts of the Manicaland province which borders Mozambique.    -AFP





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