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20 people died in a head-on collision in Limpopo

Twenty people have died in a head-on collision between a tour bus and a cash-in-transit van in Limpopo. A total of 68 others have been injured.

The crash took place on the N1 highway in the Louis Trichardt area Monday night. ER24 says the bus rolled off a bridge into a river, landing on its side.

A total of 16 people were found dead at the river’s edge, most trapped under the bus. A further three were found on the roadside while a 20th person died in hospital.

Police are still investigating the exact cause of the crash. There have been heavy rains in the area.

In other news – 2 survive plane crash in Zimbabwe

Police are investigating a plane crash, which happened in the Featherstone area in Chivhu last night.

National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the crash and said two people were injured and were rushed to Beatrice Hospital where they were stabilized.Learn More

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