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Two of the remaining Bronkhorstspruit taxi crash victims to be laid to rest

The group of 20 died when their minibus taxi collided with a truck and caught fire on their way home from school.

 Pictures of some of the 18 learners who died in the Bronkhorstspruit crash at a memorial service held on 3 May 2017. Picture: Hitekani Magwedze/EWN.

VERENA – Two of the remaining victims of the Bronkhorstspruit minibus taxi crash are expected to be laid to rest today.

Yesterday, 16 of the pupils and an adult were buried in a government-led joint funeral service in Verena.

The group died when their minibus taxi collided with a truck and caught fire on their way home from school.

It was an emotional tribute with parents and learners unable to hold back their tears at the reality of their loved ones laid in the coffins.

Four ambulances, nurses and multiple councillors were on site escorting and caring for the grieving.

The driver of the taxi has been also laid to rest last weekend with two other learners planned to be buried today.

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