Stranger 'stands guard' as man changes tyre at Kruger National Park

Stranger 'stands guard' as man changes tyre at Kruger National Park

- Siga Sips Somo, unfortunately, faced a punctured tyre while driving through the Kruger National Park, which is full of dangerous wildlife

- Luckily, a man named Mark and his family stopped beside Siga to keep watch as he changed the tyre

- Siga shared a "thank you" post to the #ImStaying group on Facebook for Mark and his amazing family

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Siga Sips Somo shared a post about a man known only as "Mark" to the #ImStaying group on Facebook. According to Siga, he was at Kruger National Park when the tyre of his vehicle got punctured.

Mark and his family helped Siga by standing guard beside his vehicle as he changed the punctured tyre, presumably to keep an eye out for animals such as lions. Siga's sweet post about Mark and his family gained support from Stayers, who also thanked the family for their selfless act of kindness.

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The post was shared on 3 January and has already surpassed 1 000 reactions on Facebook. Siga added that Mark and his wonderful family are the reason he is staying in Mzansi.

Stranger 'keeps guard' after man gets flat tyre in KNP

Siga (left) shared a sweet thank you post to a man identified only as "Mark" for helping him with a punctured tyre at Kruger National Park (right). Image: Siga Sips Somo
Source: Facebook

Siga's full post read:

"Thanks to Mark and his family for helping and standing guard while changing a tyre puncture in the middle of Kruger National Park. This is the reason for staying."

Siga's post was positively met by Stayers. Take a look at some of their comments below:

Sanny N'waXilumani Yingwani said:

"This has to be the bravest. Well done."

Carene Geldenhuys wrote:

"If this was in the last couple of days, Mark deserves a medal, not for standing guard in the wild but for conquering the heat and getting out of the comfort of his airconditioned vehicle!! It was HOT!!!"

Portia Mnisi commented:

"This is the only time you and everyone around you did not want to see the animals."
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Yoko Papu added:

"In the middle of KNP yhooo... Wow!!! I was there 3 weeks ago and didn't even imagine such... yhuuu... We thank God you left there in one piece."

In other news about kind strangers, earlier reported on a mom who thanked a lovely lady for keeping her daughter company on a recent flight.

According to Catherine Van Aardt Jacobs, Chelsea Caston spent time with her little girl. They even took a cute selfie together. Catherine said they were on Fly Safair's FA136 flight on 3 January when the sweet lady "indulged" her daughter.

Catherine shared the adorable selfie her daughter took with Chelsea and added that her little girl said she was very beautiful. Chelsea's identity was revealed through the comments section under the post shared on the #ImStaying group by Catherine.

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