Rustenburg – A private bus transporting 20 learners exploded and caught fire in Mmabatho near Mahikeng, the North West department of education said on Monday.
The bus was transporting Letsatsing Secondary School learners returning from winter camp when it exploded on Saturday. No injuries were reported.
Departmental spokesperson Elias Malindi said the learners attended winter camp classes at Mosikare Secondary School in Mantsha village.
“On their way back home as the bus was dropping off learners around Mmabatho Township it exploded,” he said.
North West Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela was happy that there were no injuries reported from the incident.
“On behalf of the North West…
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