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Boksburg gas tanker explosion death toll rises to 18

The death toll in the Boksburg gas tanker explosion has risen to 18.

The Gauteng Department of Health says nine of the deceased are staff members of the OR Tambo Memorial Hospital.

Scores of people are being treated for third-degree burns.

Police arrested the 32-year-old driver, and he’s expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

He faces charges of culpable homicide, negligence, and malicious damage to property.

The OR Tambo Memorial Hospital is still not taking new patients.

It’s urging patients to use other facilities.

Affected families are advised to visit the Germiston forensic pathology services to identify their loved ones.

In other news – Makhadzi set to host family day in Giyani stadium

Makhadzi is also known for hosting interesting and good shows so this time she is promising fireworks and more fun for Family day.


Makhadzi is set to host a family day in Giyani stadium on the 26 December 2022. This event follows the success of Makhadzi event hosted few months ago in Makhuva stadium. Learn More

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