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Lwando Mashiamahle was waiting for his girlfriend at OR Tambo International Airport when the power bank in his pocket overheated and combusted into flames. Fortunately, he was not injured, but he did lose his pants in the incident.
"His vibrant eyes and infectious smile make it hard to tell that he’s suffered so much."
A woman accidentally hit and killed her two-year-old son – four years after losing her young daughter in a similar incident.
Kelvin van Baalen (22) spent 482 days in a hospital bed after suffering serious burn wounds in a paragliding accident last year when he flew into high-voltage electricity lines.
Colleagues of Rudi van de Venter (48) are still in shock over the news of the North-West University (NWU) lecturer’s death at the weekend on the Potchefstroom campus.
A couple have died saving their young son from a fire on the top floor of an apartment building.
Two people were killed and two more injured when a rollercoaster carriage derailed at a theme park in Mexico, authorities have said.
Brazilian teen Débora Oliveira was taking part in a go-cart race in Boa Viagem, in Recife, when the accident happened.
An 18-month-old girl reportedly plunged 46m to her death after slipping out of the arms of her granddad while they were aboard a cruise ship.
A bride-to-be was left horrified after a clump of her eyelashes was ripped out during a freak accident just six months before her wedding.
This young woman died after slipping in the shower and breaking her neck.
What was supposed to be a bit of pre-wedding fun turned into a nightmare when a Pretoria groom-to-be, who’d been “begging” on a street corner for cash for his upcoming wedding, was run over.
A man has died after eating 41 eggs as part of a bet with a friend.
A Malaysian partygoer has died after he slipped and landed on a firework he had just lit while celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of light.
A Labrador puppy accidentally shot a woman after she stepped on a loaded gun in a car.
A six-month-old baby girl tragically died after being hit in the head by a roof fan when her stepfather allegedly played with her and threw her into the air.
A mom died on her 21st birthday after getting her neck stuck in the closing window of her family car.
A 13-year-old boy was left with serious injuries after being impaled by a beach umbrella during a family outing.
This young Romanian woman drowned in the bath after she reportedly hit her neck on the edge and slipped under the water.
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