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14 killed in S’Africa as taxi dives into train



At least 14 people were killed on Monday when a mini-bus taxi carrying about 20 people went over a bridge and hit a train as it plunged onto a railway line below.



KwaZulu-Natal emergency services had to cordon off the area near Ballito as people gathered so rescue workers could carry out their work.

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South Africa has an exceptionally high accident rate on its roads.


At least 10,000 people die on the roads a year, mostly due to reckless driving.

No-one on the train was injured, according to ENCA news.


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