Army fails to fly to flooded Binga

Villagers in parts of Binga affected by floods are still stranded on trees after the army failed to fly to area and rescue them due to bad weather.

Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa, in a post Cabinet address on Wednesday, said she had been advised by acting Local Government Minister Perrance Shiri that the army had failed to fly and join in the rescue operations.

Mutsvangwa said the army will fly to Binga as soon as the weather allows.

Government sources say one person has died after hey were swept away by water with fears that the number could be more as rescue teams are yet to access some places that have proved hard to navigate.

More details to follow…

Source – Byo24

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