Zimbabwe's 'Horror Blast' Likely a Landmine

Investigation by police into the causes of the Chitungwiza blast, which killed six people, points to the use of explosives.


  • Zimbabwe:   Another Blast Victim Dies

    The Herald, 29 January 2013

    The fateful Chitungwiza explosion in which five people died on Monday last week has claimed one more life. Mr Tembo Magaya (67) succumbed to injuries sustained in the blast.… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chitungwiza Blast Response, Way to Go

    The Herald, 28 January 2013

    Emergencies often catch people unawares but in some cases prior broad warnings would have been given though many seldom pay much attention to such warnings. When drills are held at… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   'Anti-Tank Mine May Have Caused Chitungwiza Blast'

    The Herald, 26 January 2013

    AN anti-tank landmine is believed to have caused the Chitungwiza blast that killed five people on Monday. Sources close to the investigations revealed that the "the nature of the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Late N'anga's Wife Speaks Out On Mystery Blast

    The Herald, 24 January 2013

    The Zengeza traditional healer's 17-year-old wife opened up yesterday saying she felt electric shock in the blast that claimed her husband and four other people on Monday… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Traditional Healers Speak On Chitungwiza Blast

    The Herald, 24 January 2013

    The mysterious blast which killed five people and seriously injured three others at a traditional healer's house in Chitungwiza could have been a case of sorcery gone wrong,… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chitungwiza Blast: Bodies Removed From Scene

    The Herald, 23 January 2013

    Bodies of people who died in a mysterious blast in Chitungwiza on Monday were removed yesterday with the dormitory town awash with speculation of its cause. The traditional healer… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chitungwiza Blast

    The Herald, 22 January 2013

    The bodies of a traditional healer and his three patients who perished in a mysterious blast in Chitungwiza yesterday afternoon were today removed from the scene of the explosion… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Blast At N'anga's House Kills Five

    The Herald, 22 January 2013

    FIVE people including a traditional healer died in a mysterious blast in Zengeza 2, Chitungwiza yesterday afternoon. The bodies of the dead were burnt while their limbs were strewn… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Five Die in House Explosion in Zengeza 2 Chitungwiza

    SW Radio, 21 January 2013

    A massive explosion ripped through a house in Zengeza 2 in Chitungwiza Monday afternoon, instantly killing five people and injuring others, police said. Read more »