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11 year old killed in freak accident

11 year old killed in freak accident

An eleven-year-old boy was killed when he was electrocuted on a farm in Strand yesterday. Paramedics from ER24, Metro EMS and Gordon’s Bay Private arrived on the scene where they found family members performing CPR on the little boy. It is understood that he was playing outside when a large …

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Nine injured in N3 Tweedie collision

Nine injured in N3 Tweedie collision

Nine people were injured this morning when the bakkie they were traveling in overturned on the N3 Tweedie off ramp in Howick, Pietermaritzburg. Shortly before 7am paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on scene where they found the bakkie lying against a barrier on its roof. The occupants were …

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Multiple bee stings leave man critical

A 53-year-old man is in a critical condition this afternoon after he sustained multiple bee stings at a construction site on Herman Road in Potchefstroom. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 11h24 where they found the patient standing on the side of the road. On inspection, paramedics found that …

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Eskom ramps up energy for winter

Power utility Eskom on Tuesday announced that it had begun to cut back on planned maintenance to shore up energy for winter. “Our winter plan formally kicked off on 1 April 2016 and runs until end of August 2016. As a result, we have already started to ramp down planned …

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