Kiwi among 9 killed in African bus crash

A New Zealander was among 8 people killed in a tourist bus crash in Qachas Nek, Lesotho. Photo: Google

One New Zealander has died in a bus crash in Africa that also killed eight others.

The New Zealander was killed after a tourist bus overturned in Qacha’s Nek, Lesotho, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said.

Two other New Zealanders were injured in the crash on September 21, a Ministry spokesman said.

The New Zealand High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa, was providing consular assistance to the New Zealanders involved and their families.

Lesotho is a small landlocked country within the borders of South Africa.

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