South African train collision causes injuries to over 200

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 22:31

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Around 200 persons have been injured in a train crash in South Africa.

No fatalities have been reported so far in the incident in Germiston, a town around 12 miles East of Johannesburg.

Many of the passengers were commuters on their way to work.

It is not clear what caused the collision, but local media is reporting that an incoming train hit a stationary train from behind.

Paramedics say passengers sustained "minor to moderate" injuries and will receive further treatment in hospital.


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