18 October 2018

Train bursts into flames in S Africa: 4 killed, 100 injured

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No official information on the casualties has been provided so far. reports that a train has crashed into a truck en route between Hennenman and Kroonstad in South Africa, as ER24, an emergency service stated on their twitter.

The information on the number of casualties varies: the Netcare 911 emergency service reports of 40 people injured, while the ER24 claimes the figure is much higher and stands at about 100 people.

The AP news agency reported that at least four people have been killed as a result of the incident, but no official information is available at the moment.

According to the videos from the scene, at least one carriage has caught fire.

2018.01.04 / 15:26
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