Train derails near Durban

Kaveel Singh, News24

Durban – Train carriages derailed at the Merebank Railway station south of Durban on Tuesday afternoon, emergency services said.

Speaking to News24, EMS spokesperson Robert Mckenzie said paramedics and the fire department were at the scene.

"There have been no injuries or spillages reported. It is thought that the carriages were transporting diesel, but this is yet to be confirmed."

More to follow.