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Zimbabwe Train Derails, Kills Driver

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Zimbabwe (NRZ) goods train with 22 wagons traveling from Harare to Beira, Mozambique, derailed near Nyazura killing the driver on the spot and injuring three crew members.

The derailment on Tuesday caused damage to rail infrastructure of about 150 metres, making rail line impassable to traffic.

Nyasha Maravanyika the spokesperson of National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), confirmed the incident saying engineers were working round the clock to repair the railway line to allow traffic to pass.

The railway line is used for carrying grain, wheat and fertiliser among others.