SA in disbelief at charred remains of new vehicle: "People are cruel"

SA in disbelief at charred remains of new vehicle: "People are cruel"

- 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

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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.

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@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.

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Images of a brand new vehicle and its charred remains have left many South Africans in disbelief. Source: @spharsensio20
Source: Twitter

Take a look at the post below:

These are just a few of the responses left under the tweet:

@Dlula_B shared:

"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."

@Jer1dah said:

"It's probably insured. No biggie. I hope everyone is safe."

@MbeduNtombi wrote:

"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.

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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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Source: Briefly.co.za

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