Deadly coal run
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟵 𝗢𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
Carnage and death stalk the coal road as drivers put profits before lives. War in Ukraine has caused a global energy crisis that has sent the coal price soaring and, with money to be made on coal transport contracts, mines and truckers are hurtling down the N2 between Pongola and Piet Retief. The Transnet rail system, long lost to sabotage and looting, puts pressure on truckers to make it to Richards Bay in record times. The crashes they cause are horrific, impacting the lives of communities along the way. Carte Blanche investigates the deadly toll amid a lack of visible policing.
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