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Two killed in mystery bakkie accident

Mar 31, 2018
Two killed in mystery bakkie accident

Ngqamakhwe police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after two people died in an accident on Friday.

“It is alleged that a bakkie that was on its way to Ngqamakhwe town had accident at about 09:15,” described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

“The accident occurred at Mpatheni Location, Nofotyo Village, Ngqamakhwe. Two women, whose ages have not yet been established, were fatally wounded at the scene.”

He said that 16 other passengers were injured and rushed to Ngqamakhwe Day hospital.

“The bakkie did not collide with another vehicle,” added Captain Manatha.

“The cause of the accident is not known but under investigation by Ngqamakhwe police.”

He said that the identities of both deceased will be made known once all their relatives have been informed of their death.