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er24ANA reports that a private company taxi driver sustained serious chemical burns when he was assaulted in Johannesburg during the early hours of Sunday morning.  

Paramedics from ER24 and a local security company arrived on the scene shortly after 2am on Milner Avenue in East Town, Johannesburg, where they found the man on the side of the road.  He had sustained severe chemical burns to his face and hands.  According to the driver, he arrived at his drop-off location when he was assaulted by his passenger who also threw a liquid substance onto him.  He was in a serious condition when paramedics transported him to hospital.  The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated by the police.

  • A short report is at The Citizen
  • See too, Family of taxi acid attack victim say it was not racially motivated, at TimesLive

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