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South Africa:
Train collision kills 3

  : Friday December 17, 1999

Two Metrorail passenger trains collided today (17 December) near Kaalfontein killing at least 3 people

photo : Reuters
and injuring 153.

Few details are available of incident which occurred at about 15:00 local time. According to an Associated Press report, one of those killed was the driver of one of the trains. Two of the injured are said to be in critical condition.

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Three killed, 153 hurt in passenger train crash in South Africa
Nando Times17 Dec 1999
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