Mugabe motorcade in fatal crash

2012-10-03 14:45
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. (File, AP)

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. (File, AP)

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Cape Town - A motorcyclist in Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's motorcade has died after his bike hit the side of a lorry while he was trying to clear traffic at Borrowdale village in Harare, according to a report on Wednesday.

The Zimbabwe Mail said the motorcyclist's bike exploded on impact and he was burnt beyond recognition.

This is the fourth accident involving Mugabe's motorcade this year, but the first time that one of its members has died.

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