Seven pupils die in accident

Seven Carleton Jones pupils died after a minibus they were travelling in overturned in Potchefstroom, North West police said yesterday.

Seven Carleton Jones pupils died after a minibus they were travelling in overturned in Potchefstroom, North West police said yesterday.

Inspector Sam Tselanyane said the pupils were going to a matric farewell after-party on Sunday when the taxi overturned at about 5pm.

Six of the pupils and the driver died on the scene. Another pupil died later at the Potchefstroom Hospital.

One pupil is in critical condition while 10 others sustained minor injuries.

A case of culpable homicide was opened . - Sapa

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