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Horror weekend on roads

Emergency services personnel had little sleep over the past weekend as an unusually high number of accidents, many of them fatal, took place. By Sunday morning there had already been 22 accidents and a helicopter had to be dispatched to the area four times to airlift some of the seriously injured patients. Three people died

Psychiatric patient from Khutsong dies in house fire

A 52-year-old psychiatric patient died in a house fire in Khayalethu Section of Khutsong in the early hours of Wednesday, 12 July. According to Mr Lasi Kgalema, he was awoken by screams for help. When he went outside to investigate, he noticed flames coming from the bedroom of his neighbour’s house. He and other community

House gutted while family away

Firefighters battled a blaze at 29 Jacobs Street in Carletonville from 15:30 on Friday, 14 July. The Gladiator Emergency Services responded and found the house engulfed in flames. Fortunately, no one was at home when the fire occurred as the entire house was ablaze. Only pieces of the lounge suite escaped the fire after the

5-year-old burnt by hot water

A 5-year-old girl sustained serious injuries after being burnt by hot water in Fochville on Sunday, 16 July. At the time of their arrival at around 18:00, ER24 paramedics found she had sustained extensive burn wounds to her lower abdomen and back. She was in a lot of pain, sitting on a family member’s lap.

Fochville CPF new executive committee

The new executives of Fochville SAPS’s CPF are Abram Toons, J.C. van der Merwe, Philemon Ramasikane, Virginia Moeketsi, Gordon Muir, Motlalentwa Tshwagong, Natasha Pruis, Mamokgethi Mopelwa, Semoko Pelo, Frank Mogolane, Carl van Heerden and Ian du Plessis. Here they are with other police and CPF members
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One killed, 5 injured after two vehicles collide

A woman was killed and five others were injured when a polo and a bakkie collided on Old Wartburg road near Pietermaritzburg this afternoon.
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Raaisel van verkoolde lyke: steeds geen antwoorde

VEREENIGING. – Na ‘n webplasing verlede week op vaalweekblad.com dat twee erg verkoolde lyke by Spider Valley buite Vereeniging gevind is asook die verdwyning van ‘n Afrikaansprekende egpaar van Risiville, het verskeie gerugte versprei wat tot dusver net bespiegelings is.
SASOLBURG - Truck crashes off embankment leaving driver critical.

Truck crashes off embankment leaving driver critical

A man, believed to be in his 50s, was left critically injured this afternoon when his truck crashed into another, causing his truck to crash partially down an embankment on the R59 over the N1 highway near Sasolburg.

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