- 2 trains collided yesterday at Mountain View station in Pretoria
- About 3 people lost their lives and hundreds others were injured
- Heartwarming photos on social media show South Africans helping each other in the aftermath
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The South African spirit of Ubuntu was on full display in the aftermath of the train collision at Mountain View station in Pretoria yesterday.
About three people lost their lives and hundreds others were injured, News24 reports.
Heartwarming photos shared on Positive Relationships in SA's Facebook page show South Africans helping each other at the scene.
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Hennie Muller, the author of the post, captioned the images:
Happened this morning 8th Jan in Wonderboom, Pretoria area. Fellow South Africans assisting each other and caring for the injured this morning after the head-on collision between two trains. Way to go!
The photos inspired hundreds of South Africans on social media, Briefly.co.za learned.
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Lebo Tshotheli commented:
This country will not go to ruin because South Africans have so much Love & Love is the Greatest.
Maureen Dunmore added:
Such CARING and we ALL know what to do when tragedy strikes....amazingly everyone working together without fear or favour.
Bev Botha said it's just a few politicians attempting to divide South Africans:
When I see the people coming together like this to help each other to get through such an experience, my first thought is - dump the politicians in our country as they are the cause of the racism which we see and hear about on a daily basis, albeit from the 'select' few and not from the majority. Well done and Salute to all those helping hands.
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