Three dogs poisoned in Verulam

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A resident of Buffelsdraai in Verulam has contacted Reaction Unit South Africa after he found three of his dogs dead on his property. The called stated that when he woke up this morning he found his Boerboel, Jack Russel and Maltese Poodle dead and believes that they were poisoned. It ...

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21 injured in Durban CBD taxi accident

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Twenty one people have been injured after two vehicles and a taxi collided at the corner of Smith Street and Brook Street in Durban CBD just before 7pm last night. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the three badly damaged vehicles across the junction.   Paramedics found ...

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Woman blames medics for sister’s death in crash

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The woman in labour who died after the ambulance taking her to a Zululand hospital crashed was let down by the people who were supposed to help her, says her sister. Lungisile Zwane, 24, died earlier this month when a Department of Health 4×4 ambulance, in which she was being ...

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Man drowns at Durban beach

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A 23-year-old man has drowned in the Mpanjati river mouth, at Glenmore Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert McKenzie said by the time paramedics arrived at the scene, a group of bystanders had already recovered the man from the water. “Upon examining the man, paramedics ...

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Suspect nabbed within an hour of Durban man’s murder

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Less than an hour after a Durban man was shot dead in his car his alleged attacker was arrested. Police spokeswoman Captain Nqobile Gwala said on Monday the man was shot dead in his car on Sunday afternoon at about 4pm in Ferguson Road in Umbilo. The man’s girlfriend was ...

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Robbers pose as Telkom workers

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A domestic worker was held up by a gang of armed robbers, who were allegedly posing as Telkom workers in Hillcrest, on Sunday. Blue Security operations manager Brian Jackson said the men knocked on the door of an Inanda Road home and told the domestic worker that they were Telkom ...

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62 year old woman killed while crossing road

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Pedestrian Killed: Mt. Edgecombe – KwaZulu Natal A 62 year old woman was killed after being knocked down on Old North Coast outside the Whitehouse Shopping Centre a short while ago. At approximately 15:18 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from ...

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ATM fraud on the rise

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Over R500-million has been lost to card fraud in South Africa since January this year. This has been revealed by South Africa Banking Risk Information Centre. On Friday, a 29-year-old man was arrested for fraud in KwaDukuza, north of Durban – after stealing R5000 from a bank customer. The customer ...

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Truck driver found pinned in cabin after Howick crash

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A 49-year-old man sustained serious injuries when he apparently lost control over a truck and veered down an embankment into trees along the Lions River Road in Howick. Shortly after 10am paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the truck lying on its side between the trees. ...

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