South Africa: President Jacob Zuma today sent his condolences to the people of Zambia following the road accident that killed over 50 people near Lusaka.
Zuma was quoted saying in a statement that their hearts go out to the families, relatives and friends of the deceased and their thoughts are with the injured as they wish them a speedy recovery.
A bus carrying 73 passengers collided head-on with a truck north of Lusaka, killing 53 people, Agence France Presse reported yesterday.
Zuma said South Africa joins the people of Zambia in mourning the loss of lives of more than fifty people during this unfortunate accident.
A government official, quoted by AFP, described the accident as one of the country’s worst.