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2005-12-17 02:40:18

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Twenty-two South Africans were killed and 77 injured when a bus they were traveling in overturned and plunged into a river early on Saturday, public radio reported. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) radio said the driver lost control of the bus which was carrying holiday makers from Secunda in the Mpumalanga province to Idutywa in the Eastern Cape province. Police expected the death toll to rise as rescue teams were still searching the murky...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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