SA Mother Throws Baby off Roof to Her Safety as Fire Rampages Building

SA Mother Throws Baby off Roof to Her Safety as Fire Rampages Building

  • A two-year-old toddler's mother made a tough decision as she tossed her baby from a building to her safety
  • The mother and daughter made their way down from the 16th floor of a building as a fire rampaged through
  • In order to save the life of her daughter, Naledi Manyoni tossed her down a ledge into the hands of concerned bystanders

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A 25-year-old mother spoke to the media on Wednesday after she ran down the 16th floor of a building to throw her baby off in order to save her. Naledi Manyoni made her way to a ledge above the street she was standing and tossed her two-year-old to the people standing below.

Manyoni was protecting her toddler from a fire that was started on Tuesday. She ran down the stairs as fast as possible with her daughter and made her way to a ledge just above the street before tossing her baby to the bystanders below her.

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Manyoni stated that after throwing her daughter she was in shock but happy that she was caught by the bystanders.

SA mother throws baby off roof to her safety during looting
A South African mother had to toss her baby over a ledge in order to save her life. Image: @FaeceSocietatis
Source: Twitter

According to Reuters, Manyoni stated that her daughter kept screaming "Mama, you threw me down there". The young mother said her toddler was afraid but what was important is that she managed to get her out of the dangerous situation.

Manyoni added that she could not leave her daughter alone. TimesLIVE reported that the mother and daughter stood on a street beside burned and vandalised shops

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Briefly News recently reported that Premier for KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala has come under fire after he allegedly assaulted a young man. The man was suspected to be a part of the looting which is occurring in Phoenix, Durban.

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KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala has come under fire for allegedly assaulting a young man believed to be linked to a looting incident in Phoenix. Zikalala was in the north of Durban on Wednesday where hundreds of looters were targeting many businesses, trucks and warehouses since the weekend.

A contingent of SAPS and Metro Police were with the Premier with a small amount of SANDF members.

TimesLIVE reported that after Zikalala left the area, police started using teargas, stun grenades and firing rubber bullets against people who had targetted a truck that was believed to have been carrying electronic goods.

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Source: Briefly News

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