Many feared dead after bus collides with fuel tanker in eastern Zimbabwe

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Many people are feared dead after a passenger bus collided with a fuel tanker and burst into flames on Friday afternoon on a highway in eastern Zimbabwe, authorities said.

Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident near the border city of Mutare to Xinhua on Friday night.

It is believed the bus may have been carrying more than 70 passengers.

The bus was en route from the capital Harare to Mutare.