26 South Africans injured in a building collapse in Nigeria arrived

South African Air Force C130 aircraft carrying 26 South Africans injured in a building collapse in Nigeria arrived at the Swartkop Air Force Base in Pretoria, Gauteng province of South Africa on Monday morning September 22, 2014 at 10:42am.

26 South Africans Injured in Nigeria arrive home in a C130 aircraftThe plane was met by members of a government inter-ministerial task force led by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe upon arrival.

Among the 26 arrivals were three children which included an 18-month-old baby and a two-year-old toddler whose parents were among the 84 South Africans who died in Nigeria.

The South African military rushed to  Swartkop Air Force Base to meet and give them medical attention.

Military ambulances rushed the first group of patients to hospital.

Most of the arrivals were taken out of the C130 airplane with stretchers and loaded in ambulances while others could walk and other limped and walked while aided by members of the South African National Defense Force.

Ambulances were escorted by Tshwane Metro Police and South African Police Service cars and motorbikes from Swartkop Air Force Base to hospital.

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