Train hits school bus near CT

2010-08-25 07:41

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Cape Town – A minibus has been hit by a train in Blackheath outside Cape Town, resulting in unconfirmed numbers of deaths and serious injuries.

ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser told News24 that paramedics are on the scene and details about how the accident happened remain sketchy.

"What we do know at this stage is that there are possibly six dead on the scene and two are still entrapped in the minibus, while four of them have serious injuries and are en route to hospital."

The minibus was a school bus taking children to school, Visser said.

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