Tragedy Strikes as ANC Manifesto Launch Attendees Killed in KZN Bus Accident

Afaf Fahchouch
Afaf Fahchouch
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Tragedy Strikes as ANC Manifesto Launch Attendees Killed in KZN Bus Accident

In a devastating turn of events, a bus carrying attendees of the African National Congress (ANC) manifesto launch met with a tragic accident in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), resulting in the loss of lives and numerous injuries.

Reports indicate that the bus overturned on the N3 near Paulpietersburg, claiming the lives of nine individuals who were onboard. Additionally, approximately 70 others sustained injuries in the incident, with emergency services rushing to the scene to provide assistance. Many of the injured individuals have been transported to nearby hospitals for urgent medical treatment.

The accident occurred as the passengers were returning home after attending the ANC’s manifesto launch, which took place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. The event, which drew a significant crowd of supporters, aimed to outline the party’s vision and priorities ahead of upcoming elections.

Authorities, including the police and various emergency services, are currently at the scene, working tirelessly to manage the aftermath of the tragedy. Police spokesperson Athlenda Mathe confirmed the accident and stated that investigations into the cause are underway.

The incident has cast a shadow over what was meant to be a momentous occasion for the ANC, highlighting the fragility of life and the unforeseen challenges that can arise during everyday activities. As the affected families mourn their loss and the injured receive medical care, the community mourns the lives lost and hopes for a swift recovery for those injured in the accident.


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