Two children killed at railway crossing

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Rustenburg - Two children were killed on Thursday when a train crashed into a car at a railway crossing in Rustenburg, paramedics said.

“The Toyota Avanza was carrying 12 kids and one adult driver,” Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said.

The 11 injured people were taken to a hospital for further treatment.

“The condition of the 11 patients ranges from moderate to critical.”

Police could not confirm the accident immediately.


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