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10 injured as train, diesel truck collide near Stellenbosch

Ten people were injured when a diesel truck collided with a Metrorail passenger train near Muldersvlei station outside Stellenbosch on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The truck was attempting to cross the railway line when the incident occurred, Western Cape traffic department spokesperson Daniel Meyer told News24. He said the truck[…]

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No quick fix for Cape Town’s trains, commuters told

There is “no quick fix” to the problems with Cape Town’s trains, says Metrorail’s Riana Scott, in response to a letter from eight train commuters complaining about constant delays and shortages of trains on the southern line, GroundUp reports. In the letter, sent on August 17, the commuters complained of[…]

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Bus passengers killed in Afghanistan attack

Armed men have killed 13 passengers travelling on a bus towards southern Afghanistan, officials say, the latest attack to target civilians in the country’s conflict. Tuesday’s killings in Wardak province, which lies close to the capital Kabul, highlighted Afghanistan’s fragile security situation as President Ashraf Ghani holds talks in Washington.[…]

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