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Nameera Sarjoo
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28 Jul 2017
10:51 am

WATCH: Train carrying coal catches fire

Nameera Sarjoo

It is believed the train was on its way to Durban when the driver noticed and smelled smoke in one of the carriages.

Train of fire

No injuries were reported after a train caught alight last night behind the Animal Anti-Cruelty League premises, Ladysmith, in KwaZulu-Natal.

The train was carrying coal.

It is believed the train was on its way to Durban when the driver noticed and smelled smoke in one of the carriages, Ladysmith Gazette reported.

The Ladysmith Fire Department and other emergency officials were on scene.

The fire was limited to the one carriage.

The cause of the fire is still unknown at this stage.

Caxton News Service

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