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POLICE OPEN INQUEST AFTER FOUR PEOPLE DIED WHEN A WALL ALLEGEDLY FELL ON THEM: POLOKWANE
2021/10/04      |  Written By:  Brigadier M Mojapelo   |   Province:  Limpopo

POLOKWANE - The police in Lebowakgomo have opened a case of inquest after four people died when a wall allegedly collapsed on them at Ga-Chuene Thogwaneng yesterday on Saturday 02 October 2021 at about 17:30.

The incident reportedly happened during a wedding ceremony. People attending the wedding ceremony were reportedly seated in a tent that was joined to an unroofed building when strong winds blew up the tent and in the process, the wall collapsed, instantly killing three people and injuring scores others.

Twelve people were seriously injured and were taken to hospital. One of them succumbed to the injuries in hospital, bringing the total number of the deceased to four.

The process of identifying the deceased has begun and their identities will be revealed after the next-of-kin have been informed.

Police investigations are continuing.