The soldiers were assisted by police in loading the wooden raft into an army vehicle, rather than burning it, as evidenced by photos that circulated on social media.
Its final destination has not been revealed, however it is believed to have been transported to a police station by the authorities.
Because of the high currents that have been experienced in the river, several syndicates have been forced to come up with innovative means to move people and commodities across the border.
South Africa has stepped up its efforts to deport illegal Zimbabwean immigrants.
Zimbabwe in response has beefed up security on the other side of the river to counteract the situation.
In recent years, a large number of Zimbabweans have lost their lives while attempting to cross the swollen river.
Source: The Herald (Zimbabwe) Thu, Jan 20, 2022
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