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Durban container depot razed in fire

Durban – Firefighters battled for hours to extinguish a raging fire that ripped through a container depot in Durban on Saturday. Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said a depot in the Bluff area, south of the city, had caught alight during the early hours of the morning. He said the fire department had deployed several …

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WATCH : Durban storm floods highways

Durban – Following a warning by the South African Weather Service of extreme weather conditions affecting much of KwaZulu-Natal, a very strong storm hit Durban and surrounding areas leaving highways flooded in some parts on Thursday evening. It was a day of extremes as during the day temperatures sowed to upper 30s while later in …

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Four dead in Durban tanker crash

Durban – All four occupants of a water tanker truck were killed when the driver lost control and crashed along Curnick Ndlovu highway in Inanda, Durban last night. It is not known at this stage how the driver of the heavy truck came to lose control at the wheel. Netcare 911’s Shawn Herbst says four …

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VIDEO | Durban trucking company boss shot dead at his garage

Durban – A popular trucking company boss and owner of Glazer Motors Engen garage was gunned down by an unknown man on Wednesday afternoon at his business in Rossburgh. His family is urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward as they are questioning the motive for the crime. Kidesh Ramjettan, 37, was …

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Truck hijackers caught red handed offloading loot in Durban

Durban – Police on Friday swooped on three people in Clairwood after a truck hijacking late on Thursday evening. Police spokesman Colonel Thembeka Mbele said that the truck was driving from Swaziland to Hammersdale yesterday to deliver goods. “The driver gave two hitch-hikers a lift while traveling on the N2 near Swaziland. At about 11pm …

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WATCH: Truck burst into flames at Durban Port

Durban – A truck driver is lucky to be alive after his truck burst into flames while parked at a bay waiting to load at Durban Container Terminal Pier 2. The driver had just finished reversing into the bay when all of a sudden the truck burst into flames. It was not immediately clear as …

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Reefer traffic surge clogs up Durban port

Durban – An uncharacteristic harvesting and production pattern in the citrus sector this year has led to severe congestion at the Port of Durban, according to the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA). Grapefruit production peaked three weeks late and produced much higher volumes than usual, overlapping with peak production of other citrus fruits such as navels, …

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Driver Seriously Injured In N3 Truck Crash Near Pinetown – video

A truck driver has been seriously injured following a collision between two trucks on N3 Durban Bound before Marianhill Toll Plaza in Pinetown this morning. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene just after 07:30 to find carnage. Two trucks had collided before one overturned coming to rest on its roof. Three people had sustained …

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Durban truck driver in shootout with woman over loading bay

A woman has been shot and wounded after an altercation with a delivery truck driver over parking space in Durban North. The shootout happened at a shop in Kensington drive on Thursday afternoon just after lunchtime. “The row started when a delivery truck driver got into an altercation with the woman who had parked in …

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WATCH: Wall collapses onto truck killing 3 in Durban

DURBAN – Three construction workers have been killed after they were trapped beneath rubble when a building collapsed on a truck, in Wentworth, south of Durban. The incident happened just before 1pm on Wednesday with five workers seriously injured, said Rescue Care Paramedics spokesperson, Garrith Jamieson. “Paramedics, search and rescue teams and police are here. …

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