South African luxury train derailment kills at least two, injuries more others

22:04, April 21, 2010      

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A luxury train derailed on Wednesday near South Africa's administrative capital Pretoria, killing at least two people and injuring more others, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported.

SAPA quoted Werner Vermaak, the spokesman for ER24, as saying that two women, of whom was pregnant, were killed in the accident.

The spokesman said a further five passengers were critically injured, nine sustained serious injuries and 35 sustained minor injuries.

Vermaak said one the critically injured had to be airlifted to the Eugene Marais Hospital in Pretoria.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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