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At least 200 commuters injured in a train collision in South Africa

At least 200 commuters have been injured in a train collision in Germiston, in a suburb of South Africa’s main city Johannesburg, after a train rear-ended a stationary locomotive at the Geldenhuis train station on Tuesday morning. ER24 paramedics‚ along with various other services‚ arrived on the scene. No fatalities were reported in the accident.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Africa

A hot air balloon with foreign tourists crashed in Egypt’s Luxor region

A hot air balloon with tourists crashed in Egypt Friday in the region of Luxor, popular with tourists due to its number of ancient temples and ruins. The Valley of the Kings, which has dozens of ancient tombs, including that of King Tutankhamun, is located just outside the city. One person was killed in the accident and 19 were injured.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Africa

Gunmen attacked a church in south of Cairo, many people killed in the incident

Ten people died when a gunmen tried to storm a church south of Cairo but was intercepted by police. At least three police officers were among the 10 dead. There are reports that several people were wounded, two critically. About an hour later, a Coptic-owned shop in the same area was attacked, leaving two dead.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Africa

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