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Fifteen hurt as taxi catches fire

Johannesburg - Fifteen people were injured when a taxi they were travelling in caught alight on Witkoppen Road in Fourways, north of Johannesburg, paramedics said.

The taxi caught fire after it collided with a car on Wednesday afternoon, ER24 spokeswoman Luyanda Majija said.

File picture by Motshwari Mofokeng. Credit: INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Fourteen of the occupants managed to get out of the minibus with minor and moderate injuries.

One occupant sustained serious injuries, she said.

The group was taken to a nearby hospital.

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