Booze-loving Capetonians thought Christmas came early this year when an SA Breweries truck lost its load southeast of the city centre‚ on Wednesday morning. Nearby residents rapidly began stripping the truck of its cargo‚ running off with crates of beer and calling bystanders to do the same. The road was[…]
A truck ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in the German capital Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens, police said. Local media, citing police at the scene, said first indications pointed to an attack on the market, situated at the foot of[…]
A fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique as residents gathered around to buy fuel from the driver on Thursday, killing 73 people and injuring 110 others, Mozambican media reported. Dozens of charred bodies were scattered around the blast site in the town of Caphiridzange in Tete province, and government officials[…]
At least 129 refugees have been found in a refrigerated truck on the Bulgarian border with Turkey, according to a Bulgarian state news agency report. The refrigerated truck driven by a Turkish citizen attempted to enter Bulgaria at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint with Turkey, Sofia News Agency reported on[…]
As many as 50 refugees were found dead in a parked lorry in eastern Austria near the Hungarian border on Thursday, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discovery had shaken European leaders attending a Balkans summit. Police made the grisly discovery in the 7.5-tonne lorry stopped on the A4[…]
A truck crash on the N2 leaving the Cape Town CBD on Friday morning caused a major traffic back-up. The truck jack-knifed on Hospital Bend and spilled diesel on the road, said Cape Town traffic spokesperson Maxine Jordaan. Traffic had been diverted to Main Road, said Jordaan. The wet weather[…]
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, through the Road Traffic Management Corporation and the police, is investigating the cause of the crash in which Public Service Minister Collins Chabane was killed, her office said on Sunday. “[The minister] is saddened by the untimely death of the Minister of Public Services and Administration,[…]
At least 41 people have died after a long haul truck rammed into a bus in the Iringa region of Tanzania, officials said Wednesday. It’s not clear how many people are injured, said regional police commissioner Ramadhan Mungi, but survivors had been rushed to Iringa Hospital. Efforts to free some people[…]
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