Two trains collide in South Africa, over 100 injured

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More than 100 people have been injured from the collision of two trains near South Africa’s Johannesburg on Friday. There yet have been no confirmed fatalities reported.

One of the trains derailed as result of the collision that took place between Booysens and Crown Mines stations, according to a local paramedic service. “It is believed that two trains collided causing one to derail,” ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring told eNCA.

“Rescue vehicle and personnel are on the scene. They are helping over a hundred people lying on the platform, with minor to serious injuries,” he added.

The injuries range from minor to serious, according to ER24.