Heavy Rain Fall Causes Church Roof To Collapse
It is a sad day for worshippers as the roof of a church collapsed during mass near the eastern South African city of Durban, killing 13 people and injuring at least 16, officials disclosed today
Naija News reports that this is happening at a time when Christians across the world are Celebrating Easter; the death and the Resurrection of Christ.
The accident happened on yesterday evening in the town of Dlangubo, north of Durban, after heavy rains.
“The roof of the building collapsed because of heavy rains last night … at this point we have a total of 13 fatalities,” said Lennox Mabaso, spokesman for the provincial traditional affairs department.
“Such a tragedy. 13 fatalities 16 people treated by paramedics,” tweeted Robert McKenzie, spokesman for Kwa-Zulu Natal province’s emergency services.