ACCIDENT: Two Trains Collide At Booysens Station Near Johannesburg

In this photo taken on Wednesday July 24 2013, Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Police say they have detained the driver of a train that crashed in northwestern Spain and killed 78 people. Galicia region National Police Chief Jaime Iglesias says driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo was officially detained in the hospital where is recovering. (AP Photo/La Voz de Galicia/Monica Ferreiros)

At least 120 people have been injured after two trains collided near the South African capital of Johannesburg, medics have told the BBC.

The crash took place close to Booysens station south of the city, on Friday evening.

A spokesperson for ER24 paramedic service told the BBC that the injuries range from minor to serious and there have been no fatalities so far.

It is unclear what the cause of the crash was.


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