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Difference between やつ and こと in those sentences

不幸な事故ということだな

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不幸な事故というやつだな

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The only difference is that 「やつ」 makes it sound more casual and colloquial, if not slangy, than 「こと」.

The two sentences mean the exact same.

"That is to say it is an unfortunate accident."

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