ALERT: TRUCK CARRYING OLD ASBESTOS ROOFING SHEETS OVERTURNS ON SWAKOPMUND/ARANDIS ROAD

11 Oct 2018 20:10pm
SWAKOPMUND, 11 OCT (NAMPA) – A truck carrying old asbestos roofing sheets from Arandis overturned on Thursday evening about 20 Kilometres to Swakopmund from Arandis,at around 17h00.
The accident was confirmed to Nampa by passers-by.
It is alleged that the truck, which belongs to Escon and was contracted by the Rossing Uranium, was transporting the material to Walvis Bay for safe disposal as it could pose a health hazard if carelessly handled.
No fatalities were reported.
More to follow.
(NAMPA)
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