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The Times & The Sunday Times
Six kids injured in M1 collision near Mariann Hill“ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 7am and found one vehicle i
Six kids injured in M1 collision near Mariann Hill
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted an hour ago
“ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 7am and found one vehicle in the left-hand lane while the second vehicle was found in the middle of the road‚” ER 24 said in a statement . “On further inspection‚ paramedics found that a woman and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Tembisa residents rebuild homes in wake of tornadotornado struck. FILE: Several people have been injured after a roof collapse a
Tembisa residents rebuild homes in wake of tornado
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
tornado struck. FILE: Several people have been injured after a roof collapse at the Phumulani Mall in Tembisa. Picture: ER24. Tembisa,Tornado,Tornado in Johannesburg TEMBISA - Tembisa residents who lost their homes after a tornado ripped... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#TembisaTornado: Over 30 stores damaged at Phumulani Mallstation and a hospital. A tornado has swept through parts of the East Rand, le
#TembisaTornado: Over 30 stores damaged at Phumulani Mall
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
station and a hospital. A tornado has swept through parts of the East Rand, leaving a number of people injured. Picture: ER24. Tembisa,Tornado,Tornado in Johannesburg JOHANNESBURG - The Ekurhuleni Emergency Management Services Department says... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Second tornado wreaks havoc in GautengMall in Winnie Mandela section in Tembisa‚ Ekurhuleni, on the East Rand collaps
Second tornado wreaks havoc in Gauteng
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Mall in Winnie Mandela section in Tembisa‚ Ekurhuleni, on the East Rand collapsed after the tornado passed through. ER24 paramedics and other emergency services were on the scene. Werner Vermaak, spokesman for ER24, said several people had... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tembisa Mall roof collapse - Three people injuredtrapped under the rubble. However, upon a scene assessment, emergency workers o
Tembisa Mall roof collapse - Three people injured
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
trapped under the rubble. However, upon a scene assessment, emergency workers only found three people with minor injuries,” ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said. It is believed their injuries were caused by falling debris. "Paramedics and rescue... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Tornado: How citizens captured the drama & damageMagaliesburg yesterday. Several people have been injured after a roof collapse
#Tornado: How citizens captured the drama & damage
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 hours ago
Magaliesburg yesterday. Several people have been injured after a roof collapse at the Phumulani Mall in Tembisa. Picture: ER24 JOHANNESBURG – Reports of a tornado sweeping through Gauteng has sent shockwaves on social media. This is how social... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Roof of Tembisa mall collapses after tornado rips through areaMall - Shopping Centre in Tembisa, Gauteng----- ROOF COLLAPSE pic.twitter.com/Z
Roof of Tembisa mall collapses after tornado rips through area
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Mall - Shopping Centre in Tembisa, Gauteng----- ROOF COLLAPSE pic.twitter.com/Z29yTOQ0uM ER24 paramedics and other emergency services were on scene. Werner Vermaak, spokesman for ER24, said three people had been... Read more
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17h
The Times & The Sunday Times
Tornado-hit Ekurhuleni ready to declare disasterus declaring any state of disaster or whether to activate facilities where we m
Tornado-hit Ekurhuleni ready to declare disaster
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 hours ago
us declaring any state of disaster or whether to activate facilities where we may need to move people‚” Dlamini said. ER24 paramedics and other services were on the scene. Werner Vermaak, spokesman for ER24, said three people had been treated... Read more
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iol.co.za
Durban flash floods not over yetof the building flooded past waist height. They searched the first and second f
Durban flash floods not over yet
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
of the building flooded past waist height. They searched the first and second floors before finding the two women,” an ER24 spokesman said. Ward 97 councillor, Andre Beetge, said as at 5pm on Monday, 132mm of rain had fallen over eManzimoti in... Read more
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More deluge danger in KZNof the building flooded past waist height. They searched the first and second f
More deluge danger in KZN
iol.co.za / Posted 23 hours ago
of the building flooded past waist height. They searched the first and second floors before finding the two women,” an ER24 spokesman said. Ward 97 councillor, Andre Beetge, said as at 5pm on Monday, 132mm of rain had fallen over eManzimoti in... Read more
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iol.co.za
eThekwini under waterof the building flooded past waist height. They searched the first and second f
eThekwini under water
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of the building flooded past waist height. They searched the first and second floors before finding the two women,” an ER24 spokesman said. Ward 97 councillor Andre Beetge said as at 5pm on Monday, 132mm of rain had fallen over eManzimoti in... Read more
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iol.co.za
KZN extreme weather havoccars partly submerged. Two women had to be rescued from a building in Kingsway
KZN extreme weather havoc
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
cars partly submerged. Two women had to be rescued from a building in Kingsway in the town centre on Monday afternoon. ER24 paramedics were alerted to the crisis by local authorities. When they arrived at the building, paramedics found its... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Chaos' as rain lashes KZNreports of retaining walls and boundary walls that have collapsed, with areas l
'Chaos' as rain lashes KZN
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
reports of retaining walls and boundary walls that have collapsed, with areas like Sunningdale that have been affected.” ER24's Russell Meiring said two women were rescued from a flooded building in Kingsway Road, Amanzimtoti. "Paramedics found... Read more
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Warnings as wild weather hits SAMchunu, said 13 people were seriously injured and they were taken to Mahatma Ga
Warnings as wild weather hits SA
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Mchunu, said 13 people were seriously injured and they were taken to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Phoenix. According to ER24 paramedics, a taxi driver, believed to be 33, was injured in a collision with another taxi on the M35 at Philani Valley... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Passengers escape with only slight injuries after bus crashes into traffic lightEmergency workers on the scene where a bus crashed into a traffic light in Athl
Passengers escape with only slight injuries after bus crashes into traffic light
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Emergency workers on the scene where a bus crashed into a traffic light in Athlone Industria . (ER24) Cape Town - Eight people escaped with only slight injuries after a bus crashed into a traffic light in Athlone Industria on Monday morning. City... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chaos on the roads as winter biteswere seriously injured and they were taken by ambulance to Mahatma Gandhi Hospi
Chaos on the roads as winter bites
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
were seriously injured and they were taken by ambulance to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Phoenix. According to paramedics ER24, a taxi driver believed to be 33 was injured in a collision with another taxi on the M35 at Philani Valley before... Read more
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iol.co.za
Up to 40 injured after buses collideother emergency services, arrived on the scene and found the two buses in the m
Up to 40 injured after buses collide
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
other emergency services, arrived on the scene and found the two buses in the middle of the road, said Russel Meiring, the ER24 spokesman. One of the buses had its roof completely ripped off in the collision. “On assessment, paramedics found that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man survives after being hit by traintrain in Morcom Road in the Prestbury area in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday mornin
Man survives after being hit by train
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
train in Morcom Road in the Prestbury area in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday morning, escaping with only minor injuries, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said. ER24 paramedics and other services attended to the incident, ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
KZN man hit by train, escapes with minor injurieson Sunday morning, paramedics said. Believed to be in his thirties, he was fou
KZN man hit by train, escapes with minor injuries
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
on Sunday morning, paramedics said. Believed to be in his thirties, he was found lying near the train tracks, said ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing. The man was taken to hospital for further treatment. Bodasing said authorities were on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Three killed in head on collisionon collision between two vehicles on the N14 between Kathu and the Deben turn o
Three killed in head on collision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
on collision between two vehicles on the N14 between Kathu and the Deben turn off on Saturday, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said ER24 paramedics in Kuruman and other services attended the incident. “Sadly a driver... Read more
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iol.co.za
Foetus found a day after woman found deadon Saturday, following the discovery of a woman’s body at the same premises the
Foetus found a day after woman found dead
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
on Saturday, following the discovery of a woman’s body at the same premises the day before, Gauteng paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bosdasing said paramedics were called out to a Douglasdale property on Saturday after a foetus was... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Neglected’ baby taken to Joburg hospitalhas been found at a house in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, and taken to hospital, G
‘Neglected’ baby taken to Joburg hospital
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
has been found at a house in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, and taken to hospital, Gauteng paramedics said on Saturday. “ER24 paramedics were called to a property last night [Friday] in Roodepoort to assess an infant believed to have been... Read more
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iol.co.za
Paramedic teams operating in fearand we do not go until police can escort us inside.” The areas include Site C,
Paramedic teams operating in fear
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
and we do not go until police can escort us inside.” The areas include Site C, Nyanga, Hanover Park and Bonteheuwel. ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw said they have had equipment and medical supplies stolen from their ambulances in similar... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Man found hanging from gazebo at Germiston LakeER24 paramedics were alerted to the scene after members of the public spotted t
Man found hanging from gazebo at Germiston Lake
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
ER24 paramedics were alerted to the scene after members of the public spotted the man. “Upon arrival‚ paramedics found the man hanging under the gazebo. Assessments showed that no signs of life were present. “Unfortunately‚ nothing could be done... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cars drive over cyclist knocked onto highwaythe accident, an alleged drunk driver smashed into them. This happened on Satu
Cars drive over cyclist knocked onto highway
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
the accident, an alleged drunk driver smashed into them. This happened on Saturday evening in Fochville, west of Joburg. ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak said information they received from witnesses was that, after hitting the man, the first... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Newcastle house blaze leaves one deadDurban - A man died and a woman was badly wounded in a house fire in Newcastle,
Newcastle house blaze leaves one dead
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Durban - A man died and a woman was badly wounded in a house fire in Newcastle, KZN paramedics reported on Sunday. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said that on Sunday afternoon paramedics and fire-fighters had rushed to a house Suryaville. “Upon... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Man’s body and badly burned woman discovered day after house fireER24 said that when the local fire department and paramedics‚ responding to a c
Man’s body and badly burned woman discovered day after house fire
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
ER24 said that when the local fire department and paramedics‚ responding to a call‚ arrived on the scene on Sunday afternoon there were no signs of a fire‚ but when they were escorted inside by bystanders it was evident that there had been a fire... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
1 dead, 10 hurt in Tzaneen bakkie smashand ten others injured when the bakkie they were travelling in overturned in Tz
1 dead, 10 hurt in Tzaneen bakkie smash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
and ten others injured when the bakkie they were travelling in overturned in Tzaneen, Limpopo, paramedics said on Sunday. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said the accident happened on Matupa Road. The bakkie was wedged near a telephone pole at... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cyclist killed in Joburg hit-and-runevening after an apparent hit-and-run on the N12 outside Fochville, west of Joh
Cyclist killed in Joburg hit-and-run
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
evening after an apparent hit-and-run on the N12 outside Fochville, west of Johannesburg, Gauteng paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said shortly after 19:00 paramedics arrived on the scene where they found the man with... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
One killed‚ two wounded in Westonaria shooting incidentER24 said the victims were scattered across the open veld. “One person was fou
One killed‚ two wounded in Westonaria shooting incident
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
ER24 said the victims were scattered across the open veld. “One person was found with a fatal gunshot wound to his head. Another was found in a critical condition with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was stabilised and later airlifted to a nearby... Read more
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iol.co.za
Shooting in Joburg veld leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded“Paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene in Westonaria whe
Shooting in Joburg veld leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
“Paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene in Westonaria where they were met by security and police officers.” Vermaak said wounded were in the open veld. “Another was found in a critical condition with a gunshot wound to his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man killed defending family from robbersmade. In Alberton, an elderly man was found dead in his car this morning on th
Man killed defending family from robbers
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
made. In Alberton, an elderly man was found dead in his car this morning on the R59 near the Michelle Avenue off-ramp. “ER24 paramedics found the vehicle on the side of the road in the bushes,” said Bodasing. She said they had to break the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Man plunges from scaffolding after electric shockER24 said that when its paramedics and those from other private emergency medic
Man plunges from scaffolding after electric shock
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
ER24 said that when its paramedics and those from other private emergency medical services arrived on the scene‚ the man was complaining of back injuries and a burn wound from the electrical shock. “It appears as if he fell approximately four metres... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Joburg man injured in fall from scaffold after getting electric shock- A man fell off a scaffold in Fourways on Wednesday after sustaining an electr
Joburg man injured in fall from scaffold after getting electric shock
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
- A man fell off a scaffold in Fourways on Wednesday after sustaining an electric shock, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said it appeared the man had fallen about 4m from the structure. He complained of possible... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Infant's body found in Florida Lake in Johannesburgofficials were alerted upon the discovery, while circumstances surrounding the
Infant's body found in Florida Lake in Johannesburg
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
officials were alerted upon the discovery, while circumstances surrounding the incident are still unknown. ER24 Spokesperson Chitra Bodasing says, “Upon arrival on the scene, paramedics found a premature baby on the bank, alongside... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man found alive in veld with multiple gunshot woundsto have been hijacked, was found alive in a veld in Vlakfontein, south of Johan
Man found alive in veld with multiple gunshot wounds
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
to have been hijacked, was found alive in a veld in Vlakfontein, south of Johannesburg, with multiple gunshot wounds. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said it was believed that the man, in his 30s, was hijacked earlier on Tuesday evening and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Medic miraculously saves distressed baby still attached to mom10 minutes, she and her colleagues were rewarded. Paramedics look on at the pr
Medic miraculously saves distressed baby still attached to mom
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
10 minutes, she and her colleagues were rewarded. Paramedics look on at the premature baby they saved. (Photo supplied by ER24) Changuion said the rescue was a team effort. "It was not easy to do, but it was not just me. Everyone around me was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man dies protecting family from robbers in MeredaleJohannesburg - A 66-year-old Meredale man was killed during a home invasion in
Man dies protecting family from robbers in Meredale
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - A 66-year-old Meredale man was killed during a home invasion in the early hours of Wednesday morning. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said that medics had been scrambled for the emergency call at the home at around 03:00. “It is... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man shot and dumped in veld after hijackingfor his life in a Johannesburg hospital after he was shot and dumped in the vel
Man shot and dumped in veld after hijacking
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
for his life in a Johannesburg hospital after he was shot and dumped in the veld near Vlakfontein, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said that the man was understood to have been hijacked. He was found with multiple gunshot... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Woman dies after being hit by three carsER24 said: “The first vehicle apparently fled the scene after knocking the woma
Woman dies after being hit by three cars
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
ER24 said: “The first vehicle apparently fled the scene after knocking the woman.” A statement from the emergency service added that “a second vehicle then apparently hit her and came to a stop” before she was “apparently hit by a bakkie” which then... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
KZN woman dies after being hit by three vehiclesparamedics said. She was found in the slow lane of the northbound carriageway
KZN woman dies after being hit by three vehicles
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
paramedics said. She was found in the slow lane of the northbound carriageway of Greytown Road with severe injuries, ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said. The first driver to knock her down allegedly drove away. A second car and a bakkie... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Baby found dead in lake on West RandER24 paramedics were contacted by police after the baby was apparently found fl
Baby found dead in lake on West Rand
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
ER24 paramedics were contacted by police after the baby was apparently found floating in the lake. “Upon arrival at the scene‚ paramedics found the premature baby on the bank alongside the lake wrapped in a space blanket. “Upon assessment of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Man seriously injured in tanker explosionER24 said paramedics had arrived on the scene shortly after 1.30pm where they f
Man seriously injured in tanker explosion
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
ER24 said paramedics had arrived on the scene shortly after 1.30pm where they found the man being attended to by a local first aid team. “They indicated to paramedics that the injured man climbed into the tanker to clean it. Moments later they heard... Read more
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iol.co.za
Newborn found floating in Joburg lakeJohannesburg - A newborn baby has been found floating in a lake in Johannesburg
Newborn found floating in Joburg lake
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - A newborn baby has been found floating in a lake in Johannesburg, ER24 said in a statement on Tuesday. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said paramedics arrived at the Florida Lake in Roodepoort on Tuesday afternoon after receiving a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
New-born baby's body found on banks of Gauteng lake- The body of a new-born baby was found at Florida Lake in Roodepoort on Tuesda
New-born baby's body found on banks of Gauteng lake
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
- The body of a new-born baby was found at Florida Lake in Roodepoort on Tuesday afternoon, Gauteng paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said paramedics were contacted by police after the baby was apparently spotted floating in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Security guard critical after shootingKaveel Singh, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Johannesburg - A security guard
Security guard critical after shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Kaveel Singh, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Johannesburg - A security guard believed to be in his 40s, was left critically injured after he was shot in the back on 1st Avenue in Houghton Johannesburg, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Two pedestrians critical after hit-and-run accidentsER24 said that a man was critically injured on Saturday evening when he was kno
Two pedestrians critical after hit-and-run accidents
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
ER24 said that a man was critically injured on Saturday evening when he was knocked over by a light motor vehicle on Edenvale Road in Henley Dam‚ Pietermaritzburg‚ in Kwazulu-Natal. “Upon arrival‚ paramedics found the man lying in the middle of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Body of a new-born baby boy found in Lenasiaof Johannesburg. Paramedics were alerted to the scene today after member of pu
Body of a new-born baby boy found in Lenasia
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
of Johannesburg. Paramedics were alerted to the scene today after member of public noticed the body amongst some refuse. ER24’s Russel Meiring says local authorities were on scene for further investigations. “On arrival, we found the body... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
New born found dead among Lenasia refuseAmanda Khoza, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Durban – A new-born baby boy wr
New born found dead among Lenasia refuse
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Durban – A new-born baby boy wrapped in a blood stained T-shirt was found dead in a veld at the corners of Shari and Shaba Crescent in Lenasia, ER24 paramedics said on Saturday. ER24 spokesperson... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eight injured in Joburg taxi, car crashassessment, paramedics found two people, a man and woman, trapped inside the ca
Eight injured in Joburg taxi, car crash
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
assessment, paramedics found two people, a man and woman, trapped inside the car. Six of the taxi passengers were injured. ER24 paramedics, along with fire services, used specialised tools to free the two people trapped in the car. The operation... Read more
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