On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has extended his sincere condolences to the Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia following the road traffic accident involving a bus, a truck and a passenger vehicle on Thursday, 7 February 2013, on the Great North Road in the Chibombo area of the Central Province, Zambia.
"South Africa joins the people of Zambia in mourning the loss of lives of more than fifty people during this unfortunate accident. Our hearts go out to the families, relatives and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with the injured as we wish them a speedy recovery", concluded President Zuma.
Issued by: Department of International Relations and Cooperation