Pupils killed in taxi crash to be buried the coming weekend

Pupils killed in taxi crash to be buried the coming weekend
Joel Mnguni at his brother's funeral, Amos Mnguni, the driver who was transporting learners in a tragic crash in Wolvenkop near Bronkhorstspruit. PICTURE BY IOL. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi

This comes after the funeral of the mini-bus driver a week ago. 

The 18 school-kids who died when a minibus taxi collided head-on with a truck will be laid to rest over the weekend.

The government announced that all of them, except two, will be buried in Wolvenkop.

The two of the 18 will be buried in KZN and Limpopo respectively.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday afternoon (3 May) at the Sokhulumi community hall in Tshwane as well as at Verena Open Ground.

Twenty lives were lost during the accident on the Friday afternoon of 21 April 2017.

Minibus owner-driver Amos Mnguni died together with another adult and the 18 kids and was buried a week ago.

The accident happened when the minibus hit the side of a truck and burst into flames on the R25 between Verena and Bronkhorstpruit, just outside Tshwane at around 2pm.

They will be buried in Wolvenkop the coming Saturday.

(edited by ZK)

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