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Train crash: 200 injured near Johannesburg in South Africa

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Emergency services in South Africa say that at least 200 people have been injured in a train crash.

No fatalities have been reported so far in the incident in Germiston, a town around 12 miles (20 km) east of Johannesburg.

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

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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.

Nana Radebe, a spokeswoman for Johannesburg’s Emergency Management Services, tweeted:

Credit: BBC

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