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2 ZIONIST MOURNERS KILLED IN TRUCK CRASH

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SITEKI – Two mourners, who were reportedly returning from a funeral, were killed when a mini-truck they were travelling in overturned near Mayaluka area, along the Malindza-Mbhandlane public road yesterday at noon.


Other passengers who were onboard the mini-truck, including the driver, were rushed to hospital and, according to paramedics, some of them were in a critical condition.
Police said only six passengers were admitted.


The deceased passengers were identified by the police only as two females aged 38 and 17 years respectively.
Other details of their identities, including names and places of residence, were not available at the time of compiling this report yesterday afternoon.


Police said preliminary investigations indicate that the mini-truck overturned after the driver lost control of it.
“A mini-truck which was driven by a Swazi male adult aged 25 lost control after its front tyre burst. Two passengers who were onboard lost their lives,” said Phindile Vilakati, Deputy Police Information and Communications Officer.


She said traffic officers were investigating reports that the mini-truck was overloaded.
Witnesses alleged that there were over 20 people who were onboard the mini-truck.


“Paramedics transported 18 people to hospital and others were rushed by good Samaritans,” said a witness.
Meanwhile, a source told this publication that the mini-truck was travelling from Manzini to KaShoba area near Mpolonjeni, not very far from Siteki town.

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