Police officials said on Tuesday the blast killed five people.
The sorcerer, often known in the West as a witchdoctor, and a man seeking to improve his failing finances, were among the dead, witnesses said.
Army bomb disposal experts told neighbours they found no remnants of a bomb or petrol or gas containers.
In Zimbabwe superstition, sorcerers can use lightning, common during current rain storms, to eradicate enemies. Neighbours told reporters they feared a “lightning manufacturing process” was being carried out Monday.
Errr… What? I don’t know quite where to go with this.
See update here. It gets weirder.