15 people unaccounted for following Free State train crash

Passenger Rail Agency South Africa (PRASA) inspectors look at derailed train carriages after an accident near Kroonstad in the Free State. Photo: AFP / Wikus de Wet

• Editor's note: This is a developing story. We will bring you updates as more information becomes available.

KROONSTAD - Shosholoza Meyl has confirmed that 15 people are still missing following last week's train crash in the Free State.

Families will continue identifying bodies at a mortuary in Kroonstad which was closed over the weekend.

Nineteen people died in the crash and dozens were injured.

Rail agency Prasa says it will meet with families on Monday.


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