Two children 'missing' in Warden bus blaze

2015-11-13 15:13
A bus burns on the N3 near Warden. (Twitter, Arrive Alive)

A bus burns on the N3 near Warden. (Twitter, Arrive Alive)

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Warden - Firefighters are searching the smouldering remains of a bus which caught fire on the N3 near Warden on Friday, in search of two missing children.

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Netcare911 spokesperson Chris Botha said that medics were not yet able to confirm whether or not anyone had been killed.

“Our medics are still busy at the scene and at this stage there are two children that are missing. The search for them is ongoing,” he said.

“Firefighters have just made their way into the bus to start the search and paramedics are dealing with four people that have been injured.”

Botha said that two of the four were in a critical condition.

“What happened that led to the bus catching fire is unknown,” he added.

The N3 Toll Concession warned motorists to approach the area with caution.

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