Source Pravda.Ru

Train Rams into School Bus in South Africa, At Least 8 Children Killed

At least eight children have been killed and four injured in a collision between a school bus and a train in South Africa, local reports say.

The accident happened at a railway crossing near Cape Town when the driver drove round a closed gate, witnesses were quoted as saying, BBC News reports.

President Jacob Zuma and Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele, who are currently on a state visit to China, conveyed condolences to the families of the children.

South Africa's privately owned minibus taxi industry provides the bulk of public transport to South Africans but is plagued by poor driving and safety standards, Sky News informs.

Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases

Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
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