The South African National Defence Force, yesterday released the names of the 11 women who died in the bus crash on the R712.

In a statement released on Saturday, they said the dead were Chaplain Phumza Teledimo, 37, of Bloemfontein; a civilian Lesego Cynthia Rasethuntsha, 25, of Selosesha, Thaba Nchu; Corporal Akhona Tshoni, 30, of Motherwell, Port Elizabeth; Lance Corporal Sharon Nosiphiwe Macala, 27, of Soul City, Kimberley; a civilian Maria Jacobs, 57, of Bloemside, Bloemfontein; a civilian Alice Thakanyane Masilo, 27, of Phelindaba, Bloemfontein; Lance Corporal Cheena Roberta Jonkers, 30, of Heidedal, Bloemfontein; Sergeant Matseko Josephine Madimabe, 26, of Bloemside, Bloemfontein; Lance Corporal Maditsietsi Constance Morotolo, 26, of Harrismith; a civilian Portia Palesa Ramabodu, 26, of Botshabelo; and Private Maserame Dorcas Molibeli, 25, of Disaster Park, Qwa Qwa.