Significant shorts : Bus crashes kill 73 in South Africa

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The Independent Online
Seventy-three people were killed in two road accidents on Saturday, reinforcing South Africa's reputation for horrific transport accidents involving buses.

A head-on collision between a hired bus, taking mourners to a funeral, and a diesel tanker claimed 38 lives north of Pretoria. About 30 people were injured. A few hours later, in the Eastern Cape, a tour bus overturned, killing 35 people. Mary Braid - Johannesburg