Can't deal: Video shows man swinging on live high-voltage power line

Can't deal: Video shows man swinging on live high-voltage power line

- A social media user uploaded a video of a man swinging from a power line, something which sounds crazy

- The person who is filming can be heard saying to himself in disbelief that those are train lines, the power cables which connect to the trains, which are high voltage

- Social media users shared his disbelief and voiced their opinions in the comments section

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A video posted on social media by Makhudu_ZA shows a man using a power line as a swing. The person filming the incident is in shock. He says in disbelief that it is the train line, the power lines which connect to the trains, which are known to carry high voltage.

Most people would think twice about even touching a power cable but this individual either does not understand the danger or doesn't care.

Briefly.co.za saw that a section a cable appears to have come loose, forming a loop, allowing for the person to use it as a swing.

The video was captioned with the following:

"Only in SOWETO!"

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Here are some reactions from South African social media users:

@_Thembalihle_:

"People are always testing death."

@thandululo:

"Which side of Soweto is this?"

@TshepiVodak:

"It will end in tears."

@Ewizzy18:

"These ones have gone kaka, pure madness, it'll end in tears."
Video of a man swinging on a power line South Africa can't deal

The high voltage cables supply trains with electricity. Photo credit: @PRASA
Source: Facebook

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that residents generally have a sense of pride when the local municipality upgrades or uplifts the infrastructure in the area. A group of residents were looking forward to the end product when road markings in their area were painted.

However, they were left in disbelief when they realised that the stop sign was spelt incorrectly.

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that a tweep, who was simply identified by his Twitter handle #StevieBlessed, shared an unbelievable screenshot of a text message his roommate received.

According to Stevie, his roommate's laptop was stolen earlier that day and he ended up getting a text from a "very sorry" thief.

"Hello, I am very very sorry for taking your laptop. I am extremely poor and needed the money. I left your phone and your wallet, so I hope that slightly makes up for something," the message started out.

The alleged thief then added he saw by the countless university files on the laptop that the owner was a student.

"I can see you are a university student. If there is any files such as university work on here that you need, let me know and I will send them to you here," the thug offered.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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