Train Crash Injures 300, Including Children



Two trains collided with each other injuring 300 near Johannesburg, South Africa.  No Fatalities reported .

At 18.30 local time, two trains collided near Booysens station, south of Johannesburg.  The incident caused injuries for 300 passengers, including children.  No deaths reported.  The cause of the crash is under investigation.

The spokesperson said, “We’re seeing things like soft tissue injuries – and more serious issues like spinal injuries and fractures and breaks, The cause of the crash is currently under investigation… but we do know two trains collided and one was partially derailed.”

Johannesburg emergency services reported that the search for the passengers trapped inside the carriages are underway.

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