Security guard shot in Pinetown


A security guard was shot at a company in Westmead, Pinetown, earlier today. ER24 paramedics and other services attended to the scene. Upon assessment of the patient believed to be 46 years of age, it was found that he was shot in the right leg and chest. The man was ...

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Seventeen injured in overturned taxi


A total of 17 people were injured when a taxi overturned on North Coast Road today. The taxi was travelling northbound toward the N2 along North Coast (Chris Hani) Road when a tyre burst. “The rear right hand tire blew causing the vehicle to overturn,” said Kyle Van Reenen of Marshal ...

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16 Year old kidnapped and ra_ped


A 16 year old girl was kidnapped and ra_ped by four suspects during the early parts of this morning in Amouti – KZN. Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Redcliffe during the after receiving a call from a member of public requesting assistance for the teenager. Upon ...

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N2 crash leaves elderly female injured


This morning Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a collision on the N2 North under the Adams Road Bridge in Amanzimtoti. Reports from the scene indicate that both cars were travelling on the northbound carriageway when the one vehicle slammed into the rear of another vehicle. Paramedics arrived and after the ...

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Durban man pleads guilty over racist Diwali comments


A Durban man accused of making racist rants against the Hindu community during Diwali appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrates Court early on Monday. Dawie Kriel‚ who posted the alleged racist remarks to social media‚ was charged criminally by the African National Congress and Democratic Alliance. In the post‚ he ...

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“Schoolkids on bakkies: legal or not?”

Technically it is still legal to carry schoolkids in the back of a bakkie, as long as you don't get paid for it. File photo: Siyanda Mayeza / INLSA

The national department of transport was adamant on Thursday there was nothing stopping traffic officers from imposing penalties on drivers of bakkies found transporting pupils for a fare. This after the department published an amendment to the road traffic regulations on the use of bakkies on 11 November. The new ...

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4 People injured in multiple vehicle accident, Pinetown


Four people have been hurt after multiple vehicle accident on the M7 West Bound near Hans Dettman offramp in Pinetown just after 7am this morning. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that a truck had collided with three cars on the busy highway. Four people had sustained ...

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Hitmen feel ‘almost as vulnerable as victims’

A report, by the UCT Centre for Criminology,states that hitmens tenuous relationships with their employers, as well as being inside-outsiders, leave them feeling fragile. File picture

Surprising new findings suggest that hired hitmen feel “almost as vulnerable as those they have killed”. The report, by the UCT Centre for Criminology, further states that hitmen’s tenuous relationships with their employers, as well as being “inside-outsiders”, leave them feeling “fragile”. The report, part of a country-wide project investigating ...

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One dead in Umbilo shooting incident


A man has been killed and a female has been seriously injured in a shooting incident in Ferguson Road Umbilo on Sunday afternoon around 4pm. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that two people had sustained gunshot wounds. A Male in his thirties had sustained a single ...

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