Man electrocuted on roof of Cape Town train

World News: . []

A man was electrocuted on top of a train travelling from Philippi to Cape Town early on Wednesday morning, Metrorail Western Cape has confirmed. "It was the first train of the day and it is unclear what led to the incident. Emergency services, the police, Metrorail crews, forensics and a mortuary van are on the scene," spokesperson Riana Scott said. "SAPS has closed the line for the duration of their on-site investigation. "This has resulted in Chris Hani trains terminating at Philippi until the line is declared safe for operations," she told News24. "Commuters are advised to find alternative transport between Chris Hani and Philippi as bus operators are unable to assist during peak." Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said the body of an unidentified man believed to be in his 30s was found on top of the train at about 05:30. An inquest docket is under investigation.

Read More: LINK 

Published: .

Search for other references to "electrocuted" on SPi News


Previous StoryNext Story

SPi News is published by Sector Publishing Intelligence Ltd.
© Sector Publishing Intelligence Ltd 2019. [Admin Only]
Sector Publishing Intelligence Ltd.
Agriculture House, Acland Road, DORCHESTER, Dorset DT1 1EF United Kingdom
Registered in England and Wales number 07519380.
Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us