Eight pupils killed in South Africa bus crash

Cape Town, April 24 (IANS) Eight scholchildren were killed and 25 injured when their bus overturned in South Africa\'s KwaZulu-Natal province, authorities said Wednesday.

Published: 24th April 2013 07:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2013 07:17 PM   |  A+A-

Eight scholchildren were killed and 25 injured when their bus overturned in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, authorities said Wednesday.

The wounded included five critically injured.

The accident occurred Tuesday night when the driver lost control of the vehicle which was transporting pupils from Richards Bay to Kwaceza city in the province, reported Xinhua citing transport spokesperson Kwanele Ncalane.

The accident also injured 25 pupils, five of them in critical condition, Ncalane said.

--Indo-Asia News Service

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