India floods: Hundreds of passengers rescued from train

A train became stuck between stations in floodwater near Mumbai, India, after a river near the tracks overflowed because of heavy rains.

Boats, divers and helicopters were dispatched to rescue around 700 people who had been on the train since Friday night.

Flood water had reached the floor of the coaches when rescuers arrived.

In other parts of the country, weeks of rainfall have killed hundreds of people this monsoon season.

The EFF is promising to change the lives of the poor in Mpumalanga.

Party leader, Julius Malema thanked residents for voting for his party.

Julius Malema

The EFF became the official opposition in the province after unseating the DA in the May election.

Malema said people are tired of empty promises and a lack of service delivery.

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