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Double-decker bus crash kills 24 in South Africa

The wreckage of a double-decker bus that has crashed in a mountain pass near Cape Town, killing 24 people. "Twenty-three died on the scene and one person on the way to hospital," said Faiza Steyn, Western Cape health spokeswoman.Twenty-four people were killed in South Africa on Friday when a double-decker bus carrying a church group crashed in a mountainous pass near Cape Town. Rescue teams had to use a crane to lift the bus and cut away bodywork to extract victims trapped in the overturned wreckage in the Hex River pass.