3 women who died in stampede at Prophet Bushiri's church have been identified

3 women who died in stampede at Prophet Bushiri's church have been identified

The three women who died during a stampede at Prophet Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering Church have been identified by their families and their names released.

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Prophet Bushiri has always been rather controversial, but his reputation suffered severely after three women died during a stampede at his church.

To make matters worse, his church failed to involve the authorities and now face a case of defeating the ends of justice that was opened by the police.

The three women who were killed have since been identified by their families and their names released.

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EWN reported that the women's names are: Lehlogahlo Maria Segodi, Patricia Pringane and Matshila Sarah Mohlala.

Briefly.co.za reported that the women were laid to rest in Pretoria on 5 January. Nine other people were also seriously injured during the stampede.

According to Terence Baloyi, the church's lawyer, a lesson has been learned from the tragedy.

We now remain on alert. It was a good lesson for us, we’re learning from it.

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South Africans are very unhappy about the incident and a group of people earlier protested at the church in Pretoria, burning tyres and demanding answers.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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