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18 Aug 2014
8:09 am

Thirteen injured as train catches fire

Thirteen people were injured when they jumped of a train which caught fire between Soetendal and Hebron stations near Wellington, Western Cape emergency services said on Monday.

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Spokesman Robert Daniels said the train caught fire after an apparent electrical explosion which caused the panicked passengers to jump off around 7pm on Sunday.

The group was taken to a nearby hospital and clinic for further treatment.

– Sapa