Nation mourns Matsha tragedy

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One hundred and eleven Matsha Senior Secondary School students are in hospitals following an accident that has left the nation reeling in shock. The accident happened between 3pm and 4pm near Dutlwe village on Friday, killing seven students.

Sources say the truck was taking RADS students to their various homes at the end of the school term when disaster hit.

Five students died on the spot whilst two others were confirmed dead upon arrival at hospital. The affected students are aged between 15 and 22 years in what has been deemed one of the worst accidents ever recorded in the country.  

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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