An eight-year-old woman, the one survivor of a bus accident that leaves 45 lifeless in South Africa | EUROtoday

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Some 45 folks died final Thursday after a passenger bus accident who fell into an abyss close to the South African city of Limpopoabout 380 kilometers north of Johannesburg.

According to the newspaper Daily Sun, The accident occurred after the bus, which It was transporting some parishioners who have been on their approach to an Easter pilgrimage, He fell from the Mamatlakala bridge to a depth of about 50 meters, close to some extent often called Mokopane.

After the autumn, the bus was consumed by flames and 45 of its 46 occupants died nearly immediately. The solely survivor, an 8 12 months previous woman, She was instantly transferred to a hospital.

He Daily Sun reported that, in accordance with police studies, the driving force misplaced management and collided with the bridge obstacles, inflicting the car to go over and fall to the bottom, the place it caught hearth.

Rescue operations continued late into the night time of Thursday, March 28, when Some our bodies have been burned past recognition, others have been trapped within the rubble and others have been scattered across the place.

The bus was supposedly headed from Gaborone, in neighboring Botswana, to Moria, close to the city of Polokwane.