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Date: 2017-10-10
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One person has been reported killed and four others injured in the Krugersdorp area on the West Rand as a result of severe thunderstorms that lashed parts of Gauteng on Monday afternoon, leaving a trail of destruction. 

Netcare 911 tweeted that one person had been killed and two hospitalised as a reported tornado struck the Hillside Road are in the Krugersdorp area. Paramedics also reported that two people had been injured when a severe hailstorm caused part of the roof of the Cradlestone Mall, north of Krugersdorp, collapsed and were blown off. 

“ER24 paramedics‚ along with Life Healthcare and other services‚ arrived on the scene where they found that some of the external structure of the mall had collapsed. Once inside the shops, paramedics found that some of the ceilings had collapsed on the patrons‚” said ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring. Two people were assessed by paramedics and found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries‚ he said. 

Fortunately‚ no serious or fatal injuries were found on the scene. Security members from the mall evacuated the area while paramedics treated the two patients. Shortly after‚ both patients were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

“Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations‚” Meiring added. Center management said it is assessing the damage with the initial investigation. 

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