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Johannesburg: Train collision leaves hundreds injured

Johannesburg: Train collision leaves hundreds injured
From Al Jazeera - January 9, 2018

About 200 people have been injured when two passenger trains collided in a suburb of South Africa's main city Johannesburg, emergency services network ER24 said.

"The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on the scene and will be launching an investigation into the matter," ER24 said in a statement on Tuesday.

No fatalities were reported in the accident.

Police have launched a manslaughter investigation following a similar train crash last Thursday that killed at least 18 people and injured 254 others in one of the country's worst ever rail disasters.

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