Limpopo bus crash deeply traumatised me – Ramathuba

 Phophi Ramathuba. PIC PHATSIMO KAPENG

South Africa's Limpopo Health MEC, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, has opened up about the deep trauma she experienced following the tragic bus crash that claimed the lives of 45 Batswana on March 28 in Limpopo.

She highlighted the emotional toll in an interview with The Monitor following the incident that left the nation mourning. "When you are shown children of those that passed away in the accident and you are shown their families, the reality of the matter becomes much more difficult, this has deeply traumatised me, and it is something that one can never forget," Ramathuba expressed.

Her sentiments echo the profound sorrow felt not only by those directly impacted but also by communities across borders. "No amount of words can explain or ease the pain of what we are going through," she shared, emphasizing the shared anguish between South Africa and Botswana. Minister of State President, Kabo Morwaeng, reflected on the unprecedented nature of the tragedy. "This is the first of its kind to happen in Botswana, we have never experienced this before, and it is an unbearable pain that we are all feeling right now," Morwaeng remarked.

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