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Tragic Bus Crash: Pathologists to Conduct Postmortems Today

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Limpopo’s Health MEC, Doctor Phophi Ramathuba, has officially announced that pathologists will commence postmortems today for the 45 individuals tragically killed in a bus accident in Limpopo last Thursday.

Authorities in Botswana are still in discussions with their South African counterparts regarding the repatriation of the deceased.

The incident occurred on the R518, specifically at the Mma Matlakala Bridge, situated between Marken and Mokopane.

The bus was transporting passengers from Gaborone, Botswana, to the Saint Engenas Zion Christian Church in Moria, Limpopo, for Easter service when the tragic accident occurred.

Dr. Ramathuba elaborated on the necessary procedures to be followed in the aftermath of the tragedy:

“We will commence with the postmortems as early as today. We are awaiting the arrival of some family members who will assist us in the identification process. However, it’s important to note that all remains will undergo DNA testing. We have already initiated this process in collaboration with our counterparts in Botswana, who are maintaining regular communication with our team.”


The Health MEC of Limpopo, Doctor Phophi Ramathuba, has provided updates on the tragic bus accident that claimed the lives of 45 individuals in the region last week. Confirming the commencement of postmortem examinations on Tuesday, Dr. Ramathuba also shed light on the ongoing coordination between Botswana and South African authorities regarding the repatriation of the deceased.

The accident, which occurred on the R518 at the Mma Matlakala Bridge between Marken and Mokopane, has sent shockwaves through both communities involved. The bus, carrying passengers from Gaborone, Botswana, to the Saint Engenas Zion Christian Church in Moria, Limpopo, was en route for Easter service when the tragic event unfolded.

Dr. Ramathuba outlined the procedural steps to be undertaken in the aftermath of the accident, emphasizing the importance of proper identification and DNA testing for all remains. Collaborative efforts between South African and Botswanan authorities have already commenced, ensuring a streamlined process in dealing with this devastating incident.


In the aftermath of the devastating bus crash that claimed the lives of 45 individuals in Limpopo, Health MEC Doctor Phophi Ramathuba has provided updates on the ensuing procedures. Confirming the initiation of postmortem examinations scheduled to commence on Tuesday, Dr. Ramathuba also addressed the ongoing collaboration between authorities in Botswana and South Africa regarding the repatriation of the deceased.

The tragic incident unfolded on the R518, specifically at the Mma Matlakala Bridge situated between Marken and Mokopane. The bus, which was transporting passengers from Gaborone, Botswana, to the Saint Engenas Zion Christian Church in Moria, Limpopo, for Easter service, met with an unfortunate fate, leaving communities on both sides grieving.

Dr. Ramathuba elaborated on the procedural steps to be taken in the aftermath, stressing the necessity of thorough identification processes, including DNA testing for all remains. Coordination efforts between South African and Botswanan authorities have already been set in motion, ensuring a cohesive approach in handling the aftermath of this tragic event.


The recent bus accident in Limpopo, resulting in the loss of 45 lives, has prompted Health MEC Doctor Phophi Ramathuba to provide an update on the subsequent procedures. Confirming the commencement of postmortem examinations scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Dr. Ramathuba also addressed the ongoing discussions between authorities in Botswana and South Africa regarding the repatriation process for the deceased.

The accident occurred along the R518, specifically at the Mma Matlakala Bridge between Marken and Mokopane. The bus, transporting passengers from Gaborone, Botswana, to the Saint Engenas Zion Christian Church in Moria, Limpopo, for Easter service, met with tragedy, plunging both communities into mourning.

Dr. Ramathuba outlined the procedural steps to be taken in the aftermath, underscoring the importance of meticulous identification processes, including DNA testing for all remains. Collaborative efforts between South African and Botswanan authorities have already been initiated, ensuring a coordinated response to the aftermath of this heartbreaking incident.


Following the tragic bus accident in Limpopo that resulted in the loss of 45 lives, Health MEC Doctor Phophi Ramathuba has provided an update on the ensuing procedures. Confirming the initiation of postmortem examinations set to commence on Tuesday, Dr. Ramathuba also addressed the ongoing dialogue between authorities in Botswana and South Africa regarding the repatriation process for the deceased.

The accident unfolded along the R518, specifically at the Mma Matlakala Bridge situated between Marken and Mokopane. The bus, ferrying passengers from Gaborone, Botswana, to the Saint Engenas Zion Christian Church in Moria, Limpopo, for Easter service, met with a tragic fate, leaving communities on both ends grappling with grief.

Dr. Ramathuba elaborated on the procedural steps to be undertaken in the aftermath, emphasizing the imperative of comprehensive identification processes, including DNA testing for all remains. Collaborative efforts between South African and Botswanan authorities have already been initiated, ensuring a cohesive approach to managing the aftermath of this sorrowful incident.

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