Fire Breaks Out on Commuter Train in Cape Town

Thick smoke billowed out from a fire that tore through several carriages of a Metrorail commuter train at Cape Town railway station in Cape Town, South Africa, on July 21.

There were no injuries and the cause of the blaze was yet to be determined, according to local media.

Recent weeks had seen four arson attacks on Metrorail trains in Cape Town, with the cost of damages estimated at more the USD $1,4 million (R19 million), according to IOL and EWN. Credit: Sicebi Nxumalo via Storyful