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45 killed in bus accident in South Africa

JOHANSBERG: A bus accident in South Africa’s northern province of Limpopo resulted in 45 deaths and one serious injury on Friday. 

Rescuers said the only survivor was an eight years old girl who was shifted to hospital in critical condition.

According to a government transport official, the passengers were pilgrims travelling from Botswana’s capital Gaborone to an Easter service in the town of Moria.

The bus plunged off a bridge and into a ravine through a barrier and caught fire when it hit the ground. Some of the dead bodies were burt and couldn’t be identified.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, said South Africa’s Transport Minister, Sindisiwe Chikunga.

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