Families of ANC bus crash victims receive mortal remains of loved ones
The ANC’s Paul Mashatile and Mayor Mondli Gungubele are at the Germiston mortuary for the official handover.
JOHANNESBURG - The families of at least 10 people killed in a bus crash are receiving the bodies of their loved ones this afternoon.
The families of some of the ANC volunteers who have died have arrived at the Germiston mortuary to receive their remains.
#ANCBusCrash At the moment families are inside the mortuary to complete the process of identifying the bodies of loved ones. DB.— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 19, 2016
They have been welcomed by ANC Gauteng chair Paul Mashatile and Ekurhuleni, Mayor Mondli Gungubele, who are at the mortuary for the official handover.
#ANCBusCrash ANC Regional chair Mzwandile Masina says continued counseling & social work services will be made available to families. DB— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 19, 2016
According to Free State police the crash was most likely caused by an attempt by two bus drivers to swap seats while the vehicle was in motion.
The two will be charged with culpable homicide.
Different families are comforting each other as they wait to identify their loved ones.
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