34-year-old Brighton Dama Zanthe had “died” after suffering for long from an illness at his home in Zimbabwe.
But his boss Lot Gaka saw him moving his legs as he filed past the coffin, paying his last respects at the funeral.
Mourners were seen running in horror, thinking that Zanthe had come back from the dead to haunt them, the Mirror reported.
But upon realisation, they took him to hospital at Gweru where he was kept on life support for two days.
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