Car rolls off bridge injuring three


Three people were injured this morning, including two children, after two vehicles collided, pushing one off the M13 St Johns Bridge in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene and found one vehicle in the middle of the road while another lay at the ...

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Hero gramps sends robbers packing


When robbers barged into the home of Reservoir Hills grandfather Danny Naicker, the 69-year-old instinctively fought back, all so that his wife and granddaughter would be safe. Despite facing thugs with guns, he managed to whack the weapons out of their hands before he was attacked with a steel pipe ...

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Umhlanga business robbery caught on camera


Police are still searching for suspects involved in a business robbery at the weekend – captured on CCTV footage and shared on Facebook as a crime alert. The incident that took place on Equinox Drive at the weekend was captured on CCTV. Two men, who emerged from a vehicle, are ...

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Man plunges to death off roof


A man has fallen to his death in Congella, just outside the Durban CBD. It’s understood the man – thought to be in his twenties – was seen on the roof of a building in an industrial area. A security guard went up to investigate, but the pair ended-up plunging ...

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Hospital gives woman shampoo to treat constipation


A Durban woman is “counting her lucky stars” after she realised her mother was given wrong medication at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital recently. Colleen Richards said she accompanied her 72-year-old mother to get medication for constipation, but was instead given a shampoo used to relieve itching, scaling, dryness and ...

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Man killed in Umbilo shooting


Man in his twenties has been killed in a shooting incident this evening. Just before 6pm Rescue Care Paramedics were called to Umbilo SAPS where a vehicle had come to the station for help as someone had been shot. A man in his twenties had sustained a gunshot wound to ...

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Two-year-old girl drowns in pool


A two-year-old girl has drowned this morning in a pool at a home on Andries Pretorius Road in Pietermaritzburg. ER24 paramedics, along with SAPS Search and Rescue, arrived on the scene at approximately 11:15 and were lead to the child. Paramedics immediately assessed the child and found that she showed ...

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Hospital speaks out on alive ‘deceased’ in morgue saga

The table where mortuary officials perform post-mortems on those who have been brought into the police facility.

Following media reports of a 28-year-old crash victim who was declared deceased but was still alive in a morgue fridge at the Phoenix Mortuary, board member at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital (MGMH), Mervin Reddy, spoke to the Tongaat & Verulam Tabloid in an attempt to explain the series of events ...

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Family baffled by Stellenbosch student’s murder


A Durban family is trying to figure out how their daughter’s killer gained entry into what they thought was her secure fourth floor apartment, in Cape Town’s affluent suburb of Sea Point. 20-year-old Robyn Pearce – who was a student at Stellenbosch University – was found stabbed to death in ...

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