The accident occurred on the highway between the towns of Bronkhorstspruit and Verena.
The minibus in which there were students in elementary and middle school collided with a truck.
At least 20 children were killed in the collision of a minibus with a truck North of the capital Pretoria South Africa.
It is reported that after the collision the minibus overturned on its side and caught fire. In the car were pupils of primary and secondary schools.
The photos published in social networks, it is clear that the car is almost completely burned.
The accident occurred on the highway between the towns of Bronkhorstspruit and Verena, 60 kilometers from Pretoria.
Arrived at the scene, medics found the bodies of 13 children in a burnt-out car, Still seven bodies was discovered on the road.
“We are deeply saddened by these tragic news”, – stated in the message of Department of education of Gauteng province.
The causes of the accident are not reported.
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