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Tsvangirai’s daughter Vimbai involved in serious car crash in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe legislator Vimbai Tsvangirai Java, daughter of former Prime Minister and opposition icon the late Morgan Tsvangirai, has been involved in an accident near the town of Kwekwe.

The development has since been confirmed by Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) spokesperson Jacob Mafume who revealed that she was in hospital.

Vimbai and two MDC activists were coming from Bulawayo when the tragedy struck with two party members dying on spot. Vimbai was left with injuries and is currently battling for her life.

“Very sorry to hear of the tragic car crash that claimed the lives of two committed MDC activists and injured Vimbai Tsvangirai. My thoughts are with the loved ones of the deceased and I join the Tsvangirai family and the nation as a whole in praying for Vimbai’s speedy recovery,” President Emmerson Mnangagwa tweeted.

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions tweeted: “we are greatly saddened by the death of MDC Zimbabwe cadres as a result of a road traffic accident. We pass our condolences to the grieving families and the MDC. We also pray for the quick recovery of Hon. Vimbai Tsvangirai”.

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