Several buses torched in Eldorado Park

2018-08-06 13:38
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Emergency Services and law enforcement agencies have responded after around eight buses were torched in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg.

Johannesburg EMS spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said firefighters had responded to the incident at around 10:00 on Monday morning. 

Read: Western Cape taxi strike expected on Monday

Mulaudzi said the buses had been "completely destroyed".

No injuries were reported. 

He said the cause of the fires was still being investigated. 

Earlier on Monday morning, at least three buses were also set alight in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape. 

Read more: At least three buses torched in Khayelitsha as taxi strike expected to start

It was not immediately clear what the reason for the arson was or whether it was linked to the Western Cape taxi strike.

Read more on:    crime  |  public transport

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