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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Two passenger trains collided on Tuesday in the South Africa city of Germiston leaving more than 200 people injured, local media reported.

    The incident occurred at the Geldenhuys Station in Germiston, the eNCA broadcaster reported. According to Ekurhuleni Emergency Services (EMS) spokesman Eric Maloka, at least 163 passengers sustained moderate injuries and 52 others – slight ones.

    READ MORE: Dozens of People Injured in Two-Train Collision in Germany — Reports (VIDEO)

    Causes of the incident remain unknown.

    This is the second railway accident in South Africa within last several days. On Thursday, two trains collided between the cities of Hennenman and Kroonstad leaving at least 19 people dead and over 200 injured.


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