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/ 3 April 2008

Seventeen dead in bus accident

The death toll in a bus accident near the Lebombo border post has risen to 17, with 24 injuries reported, Komatipoort police said on Thursday. Constable Richard Khumalo said seventeen bodies had been pulled from the wreckage and emergency services were still searching for more. Of the 24 people taken to hospital, 14 have been discharged.