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Man dies in sugar cane field fire

Durban - A man died while burning sugar cane in Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

“Reports from the scene indicate that the man was part of a team burning sugar cane when he was trapped in the flames,” said Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha.

A sugar cane field under irrigation. PHOTO: SUPPLIED. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

The man sustained 90 percent burns. He died at the scene due to his injuries.

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