Head-on crash kills nine

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NINE peo­ple died in a head-on col­li­sion be­tween a truck and a minibus taxi near Le­bowak­gomo yes­ter­day, Lim­popo po­lice said. Lieu­tenant-Colonel Moat­she Ngoepe said a case of cul­pa­ble homi­cide was be­ing in­ves­ti­gated. “The de­ceased were six men and three women from the minibus trav­el­ling from Ga-Masemola to Le­bowak­gomo. The driver of the truck and his crew sus­tained mi­nor in­juries,” he said. Seven oth­ers sus­tained se­ri­ous in­juries and were taken to hos­pi­tal. Ngoepe said the cause of the ac­ci­dent was not yet known. – ANA

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