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A bus crash claimed the lives of 6 pupils in the Free State.

A bus crash claimed the lives of 6 pupils in the Free State.

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Six pupils died on Tuesday when the bus they were travelling in overturned on the R70 near Ventersburg. 

Free State’s Premier Mxolisi Dukwana said the bus was transporting about 58 female pupils who had participated in an all-girls sports event.

Dukwana said six girls were certified dead at the scene, 40 sustained minor injuries, eight had moderate injuries, and four had severe injuries. 

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