15 die in car, taxi collision

Fifteen people, including two children, have been killed in an accident near Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape, police said yesterday.

Fifteen people, including two children, have been killed in an accident near Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape, police said yesterday.

Police spokesman Inspector Zilungile Nkekamba said the accident occurred between Tarkastad and Cradock on Sunday.

A small vehicle and a taxi collided head on.

All three occupants of the small vehicle were killed as were 12 people in the taxi. Four others in the taxi were seriously injured.

Police were investigating a case of culpable homicide. - Sapa

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