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Man drowns in Midmar Dam in KwaZulu-Natal

PIETERMARITZBURG, May 5 (ANA) – A 24-year-old man drowned in the Midmar Dam near Pietermaritzburg on Saturday afternoon, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said. Shortly after 3pm, paramedics from ER24 and the South African Police Service (SAPS) search and rescue unit arrived on the scene, ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak said. “Bystanders on the scene explained to emergency workers […]

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Man left critically injured following alleged cash-in-transit heist in Tzaneen, Limpopo

Solly Makganoto A man, believed to be in his 40s, was left critically injured yesterday following a cash-in-transit heist at the R71 and R36 intersection just before Merensky High School outside of Tzaneen in Limpopo, ER24 said on Friday. Spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics arrived on the initial scene to find a light motor vehicle […]

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Twenty-nine injured in two minibus taxi crashes in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal

JOHANNESBURG, April 14  – Twenty-nine people were injured, three critically, in two separate road accidents involving minibus taxis in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday morning, paramedics said. Twelve people were injured when the minibus taxi they were travelling in veered off the road and crashed into a house along Marinda Road in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni on […]

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Five killed in Pietermaritzburg house fire

JOHANNESBURG, April 12  – Five people have perished in a house fire in Pietermaritzburg, ER24 Spokesperson Werner VermaaWerk said early Thursday morning. “Paramedics from ER24 and local emergency services, including Pietermaritzburg Fire Department attended a house fire in Larch Road, Willowton during the early hours of this morning,” said Vermaak. “Shortly after 3 am emergency services arrived […]