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45 people dead in bus accident near Mokopane [SOUND]

# At least 45 people were killed in a bus accident on the R518 in the Waterberg district in Limpopo, with the only survivor an eight-year-old girl. The driver apparently lost control on the Mmamatlakala bridge near Mokopane.  It went over the side of the bridge and caught fire when hitting the cliffs 50 meters below. The bus was travelling from Botswana to Moria for the annual Easter pilgrimage. The minister of Transport, Sindisiwe Chikunga, meanwhile extended her deepest condolences to the families affected by the tragic accident. The MEC for Transport and Community Safety’s spokesperson, Vongani Chauke:

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