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24 killed in South Africa bus crash

By CNN Staff
March 15, 2013 -- Updated 1709 GMT (0109 HKT)

(CNN) -- A bus carrying members of a church group crashed in South Africa's Western Cape province on Friday, killing 24 of the people aboard, police said.

The driver, who was among those killed, lost control of the bus as he was approaching a curve, said Warrant Officer Lindikhaya Mkhontwana of the South African Police Service.

The bus was carrying more than 60 people, police said.

CNN's Joseph Netto contributed to this report.

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