- Images of the charred remains of a new vehicle were shared to Twitter recently by @spharsensio20
- @spharsensio20's caption suggests that the car was burnt over jealousy but there is not much information surrounding the incident
- Many South African tweeps shared their sympathies with the car owner while others shared their own horror stories
Purchasing your own vehicle is an amazing achievement that deserves to be recognised. However, not all will be proud or excited about your success. This was proven in a recent Twitter post by @spharsensio20.
@spharsensio20 shared an image of a sparkling red Nissan X-trail. The second image uploaded shows the brand new SUV burnt to its skeleton. The charred remains of the vehicle brought up some bad memories for a lot of Mzansi tweeps.
@spharsensio20 captioned the image: "Umona ifa lezinja" which roughly translates to “Jealousy is a dog’s disease." Saffa tweeps felt second-hand pain and hurt at the loss of a vehicle that the owner had to work hard to purchase. They shared support and their own stories in the replies.
Take a look at the post below:
These are just a few of the responses left under the tweet:
"This is really sad, two of my mom's cars were burned like this after she reported a guy who was selling drugs to the police, in our area back home."
"It's probably insured. No biggie. I hope everyone is safe."
"The is more to this than what you sharing. I don't think the is a sane person who'd just burn your house and a car just because they a jealous..."
In other news about unfortunate incidents, Briefly.co.za reported on a video of the roof of a petrol station collapsing. Gauteng was lashed by severe weather throughout a while back which resulted in large areas of the province experiencing severe thunderstorms.
A video showing the roof of a petrol station collapsing as a result of the heavy rain and winds was shared on social media. ER24 reported that only two men received light injuries as a result. The collapses roof reportedly crushed a number of cars.
Fortunately, no fatalities or serious injuries were reported following the incident.
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