Malawian jumps in front of train to avoid repatriation after surviving attacks in SA

Malawian man aged 23 is reported to have jumped in front of a train and was killed in Durban, South Africa in a bid to avoid repatriation back home after surviving anti-migrants attacks.

Train suicide
Train suicide

South Africa’s newspaper, Daily Sun, reported on Wednesday that the man threw himself in front of a moving train after hearing that he will be taken back to impoverished Malawi.

Hundreds of shocked commuters at Westcliff Train Station, outside Chatsworth could only watch in horror as the wheels of steel sliced his body into pieces, reported the Daily Sun.

The paper said the incident happened only a few hours after Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini called for peace at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Monday. The Malawian had been housed along with 2 000 other foreigners at Chatsworth displacement camp.

According to Police spokesman Major Thulani Zwane, the Malawia was declared dead at the scene after he was badly hurt.

Zwane requested that the dead man’s name should not published because his relatives have not yet been informed.

“We’re trying to track down his family. It’s unclear at this stage if he had been processed by Home Affairs for repatriation, or if he was waiting to be reintegrated into the community,” said Zwane.

However, the paper’s source said the young man had told them earlier he would rather die than go back to poor Malawi.

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A.K.A Phil k
A.K.A Phil k
6 years ago

Palibe amene anamykakhila ai koma adazipha yekha pomwe adaferapo ndidafikapo nthawi ya ngoziyo

john luhanga
6 years ago

god will purnish you for that coz you are busey kiling inocentpeople remamber this is the wolrd of god not yours

SYLVIA KALAMBO
SYLVIA KALAMBO
6 years ago

GOD WILL PUNISH THOSE WICKED ZULA PEOPLES N THEY WILL NEVER HAVE PEACE IN THERE LIFE FORKILLING INNOCENT SOULS…..GOD IS WATCHING

Kholes
6 years ago

Koma Amalawi Simumva Kodi Bingu Sananene Kuti Bwelaniko Ku Joniko Inumumati Ndikhaza Pano Ndiye Mwazionatu

malume
malume
6 years ago

you zulus you very stupid we are going to destroy your shops here if you continue doing dat.

loney
loney
6 years ago

zimene zachitikazi ndi zowawa kwambiri bwanji akupanga choncho those who push him out train god wil punish them sikut ambuye sakuwona dikirani muwona zitawachitikire amene akuzunza anzawo

Zaliro wa Zaliro
6 years ago

Thats a lie why not let himself to the xenophobia attack? i dont agree with the SA media. may be you pushed him to the moving train. Let me warn u God will punish u .

George Lihoma
George Lihoma
6 years ago

Ki ma-Aferika Borwa, barata kuchinga di statement tsa bona. Those are South Africans, they change statements – Anamukankha.

Pee
Pee
6 years ago

Mwna akulu in those public offices mutengelepo phunzilo kut khwnthi lanu likutayitsa miyoyo

KAMBEWA CHISALE
6 years ago

WELL ONOTHER TO RAISE MONEY IS GO IN FARMING BUSINESSES KULIMA CHAMBA.MANY COUNTRIES ALLOW IT MALAWI PETALA WAKE UP.

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