At least 5 people are reported to have been injured after a Golden Arrow bus which was travelling from Harare to South Africa caught fire on Friday morning. The incident occured in Somerset West near Waterstone Village Mall at around 7AM today.
South Africa Police Services (SAPS) spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana said there were 66 passengers on the bus that was travelling from Harare in Khayelitsha.
“Emergency personnel on the scene assisted the injured women, (who) both suffered slight injuries. It is believed a mechanical fault was the cause of the fire,”
However, Rwexana said that the police did not suspect any foul play. Golden Arrow spokesperson Bronwen Dyke-Beyer said they would launch an investigation into the incident as the cause of the fire is still unknown.