29 killed in South Africa bus accident


29 killed in South Africa bus accidentPretoria:At least twenty nine folks were killed and dozens injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in south africa monday night, media reported tuesday.

The driver tried to avoid a stationary bus on Route Moloto in Mpumalanga province and collided with an oncoming bus from Pretoria, reported Xinhua citing the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Kwaggafontein, where the accident happened, is concerning one hundred km from pretoria.

While twenty six folks died on the spot, 3 others succumbed to their injuries in hospital, the report said.

Safety department officers said eleven of the gashed were in important condition and receiving treatment.

Route Moloto is notorious for deadly collisions. quite 600 buses carry concerning fifty,000 folks from Mpumalanga to work in pretoria everyday on the slim and potholed road.

Road accidents have become one of the biggest killers in South Africa in recent years. In june 2012, a bus with seventy passengers plummeted off a bridge in Gauteng province, killing a minimum of nineteen folks and injuring dozens more.


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