At least 20 people have been burnt to death after a Greenfuel haulage truck carrying ethanol collided head on with a T35 truck ferrying mourners.
Manicaland police traffic coordinator Superintendent Mukahanana confirmed the accident which occurred at around 7am in Chisumbanje.
He said all the passengers in the T35 truck, including the driver, were burnt to death.
Eye witnesses said firefighters were still battling to contain the fire and the bodies of the deceased are yet to be retrieved from the flames.
A coffin with a corpse which was in the T 35 truck was also burnt.