The Kempton Park train crash left at least 320 passengers injured when two trains collided at Van Riebeeck Park Station near Kempton Park. It is a horrible accident, but a photo from the incident has surfaced that renews faith in South Africa.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that authorities have confirmed that 32 of the 320 injuries were considered serious but not critical. Injured passengers and crew were taken to various hospitals around the province.
Hundreds of emergency medical and technical personnel assisted injured passengers and crew at the scene.
Since then a beautiful and inspiring photo has surfaced. If a picture can really tell a thousand words, this photo tells a thousand words of hope and love.
A young white man carried an injured black man on his back and the deed touched the hearts of South Africans.
People were so affected by the touching moment caught forever on camera, they took to social media to share their pride.
South Africans feel that there are more South African like this young man out there. They are convinced that politics are causing divides in SA and it must end.
Here's what South Africans had to say:
@RoryJohnKeane - Politicians cause divisions for their own gain without thinking of the people they serve. Keep this spirit going.
@lebohang_tsephe - Gain? No!!!! Such decisiveness ends up in chaos and confusion.
@JoandriMeyer - We love each other maybe that's one of the reasons why we argue sometimes.. This is the most beautiful photo
@NkosinathiBhen6 - Its politics that ruins our beautiful country
@EftiaFe - Ths s human nature...we born wit it...So it will b ur instinct telling U nd U follow it bcos otherwise its gon eat U alive...da hatred,discrimination,violence we learn through socialisation...we choose thm 4 ourselves...nd in most cases we go against our intuition regarding them.
@theproduct40 - A South Africa I want to live in and be a part of everyday.
@GatsbyGumede - and it doesn't need to take a tragedy first for it to be this way
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