As a result of the arson attack at the central station of Cape Town, the capital of South Africa, the wagons of the two trains at the station lit up. Due to the burning of the train wagons, all flights on the line were canceled.
18 passenger wagons became completely unusable in the fire caused by the arson. Cape Town firefighters sözcüSü Jermaine Carelse, in his statement about the incident, stated that they received a fire notice at 02.20 at local time, saying that the flames were extinguished at 04.53 and there were no injuries in the incident.
While there were no injuries, a detailed investigation into the incident was launched.