Pinetown woman escapes armed hijackers


A Pinetown motorist was lucky to escape armed hijackers unharmed in an attempted hijacking in broad daylight on Tuesday afternoon. Blue Security operations manager Brian Jackson said the motorist had fled to the security company’s premises in Kings Road for safety, after armed hijackers attempted to hold her up outside ...

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Woman kidnapped during hijacking


At approximately 20:59 last night a member of public arrived at Reaction Unit South Africa’s Verulam Operations Centre stating that his Ford Ranger bakkie had been hijacked and his girlfriend had been taken with the vehicle. It was established that the couple were parked in an isolated area in Canelands ...

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One dead in horrific M4 crash


One person has died and a scholar has been injured in a horrific accident on the M4 Highway at approximately 3 pm today. A vehicle spun off the road after a head-on collision with another vehicle coming to a halt on the roadside embankment. One patient was trapped in the ...

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Durban man killed in Syria fighting


A Durban man has been killed in Syria after being caught up in fighting. Civic activist Yusuf Abramjee told TMG Digital on Tuesday afternoon that he had been in contact with the man’s family. “All the information we have at this point is that a 22-year-old guy had gone over ...

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Glenwood robber threatens to slit house sitter’s throat


An armed robber held up a Glenwood resident in broad daylight and robbed him of his valuables yesterday. Blue Security operations manager Brian Jackson said a man who was house-sitting a property in Esther Roberts Road was held up at knifepoint at around 2.20pm. “The armed robber accosted the house ...

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25 children hurt in knock on collision


  An accident between Sundumbili and Mandeni involving a Hyundau H100 carrying 24 school children and a taxi this morning left multiple people injured. The accident occurred shortly before 7am this morning on the P459 at the traffic lights entering The Hyundai carrying the children rear ended the taxi – ...

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