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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00

SA Stats

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The following 2014 statistics regarding causes of death in SA (Gauteng) concerns us greatly: suggestionbox

1) -3,846 bodies (32%) in mortuaries showed signs of violent trauma (gunshots, stabbings,and assault).

2) -3,088 bodies (26%) were delivered from the site of traffic accidents. 

3) -846 bodies (7%)  of those in mortuaries, was received by hanging by the neck until dead.  

4) -803 people by surgery

5) -2,090 people were burned alive (usually in shacks due to an accident)

6) -1,462 people died due to ingesting some kind of poison

7) -748 Gauteng residents died by water, many of them children

8) -637 people died in Gauteng last year due to rail accidents

9) -360 killed last year by electric shock

10) -218 Gautengers died by strangulation, and a further 115 died from suffocation

11) -Lightning claimed 50 lives last year

Source

Concerned Young people of South Africa helpline: 032 481 5742 

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