11 Zimbabweans die in Botswana accident

2015-01-13 13:12

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Gabarone - Eleven Zimbabweans were killed in Botswana when their vehicle hit a donkey, police said on Tuesday.

The vehicle collided with the animal on Monday night, before veering off the road and hitting a tree on the Martins-Drift road in central Botswana, spokesperson Christopher Mbulawa said.

Five women, five men and a child died. Seven passengers in the same vehicle were injured.

Mbulawa said preliminary investigations showed all the passengers, except the driver, had travel documents. They were en-route to South Africa.

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