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SUV rear-ends truck leaving ten injured

Ten people were left injured this morning when an SUV rear-ended a truck on the M13 east bound in Hillcrest, KwaZulu Natal. At approximately 08h10, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find a small truck lying at the bottom of a small embankment, next to a railway line. Several …

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Two adults and child burned to death

Two adults and a child, believed to be 13-years-old, have been found dead in a veld outside of an estate near Centurion. ER24 paramedics were called to the scene by the local law enforcement. Paramedics arrived on the scene shortly before 08h00. Upon arrival, paramedics found the bodies of two …

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Zuma appoints new acting police commissioner

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba as the Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service with immediate effect. The Presidency said in a statement on Thursday evening that Khomotso Phahlane’s tenure had come to an end. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula also announced that Phahlane has been asked to …

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Diepkloof protesters block roads

Protesters have blocked roads with burning tyres in Diepkloof, Soweto. Traffic near the area is heavily affected. Residents blocked roads between Baragwanath Road and Diepkloof Zone 5 and Zone 2. Some of those roads have now been reopened. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said police fired tear gas and rubber …

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