Sixteen injured after train derails in Boksburg

Sixteen people have been injured following a train accident in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni, on Tuesday.
Sixteen people have been injured following a train accident in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni, on Tuesday.
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Sixteen people were injured when a train derailed at Elandsfontein station in Boksburg‚ Ekurhuleni‚ on Tuesday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said paramedics arrived on the scene about 4.19pm and found that three carriages of a train had derailed.

The 16 occupants sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate and were transported to hospital.

It is unclear what caused the derailment.

Law enforcement officers were on the scene.

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