4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims

4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims

Several photos have made their way on social media which showed South Africans paying tribute to the victims of the Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy.

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So, Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the photos posted on social media.

1. Bongani Baloyi

Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi visited Hoërskool Driehoek to pay his respects to the victims of the collapsed bridge.

"We are collectively reeling as a nation, but moreso as the Vaal community following the untimely and traumatic loss of life at Hoerskool Driehoek last Friday," Baloyi started off the post.
He added: "I paid a visit to the school today, to join others in remembering the lives of Marnus Nagel, Marli Curry, Jandre Steyn and Royden Olckers."
"I wish to send mine and my family's heartfelt condolences to those who lost their children, friends and loved ones in this tragedy. We continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers."
"We are also praying for those still in hospital for a speedy recovery, as well as other fellow pupils, teachers, principal and the greater Hoerskool Driehoek community."
"This is not a time to be sowing divisions and spewing hatred. Let us come together as South Africans of all colour and creed to cover all those mourning in prayer and support. #OneSouthAfricaForAll," he said.
4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims

Bongani Baloyi pays tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims. Photo credit: Bongani Baloyi/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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2. Midvaal Local Municipality

Baloyi shared a photo of three flags raised at the Midvaal municipality in honour of the Hoërskool Driehoek victims on Facebook.

"We are flying our flags at our head offices at half mast to remember the four lives lost at Hoerskool Driehoek. We stand with all those mourning and affected by this tragedy during this difficult period. #OneSAForAll," he captioned the image.
4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims

Midvaal Local Municipality raises flags in honour of the victims. Bongani Baloyi/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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3. Taahir Nixon Theletsane

Inspirational Facebook group Positive Relationships in SA posted the story of Taahir Nixon Theletsane.

"ALL LIFE'S MATTER. MAKING AN EFFORT TO VISIT DRIEHOEK SCHOOL IN SHOWING CONDOLENCES AND RESPECT - EVEN WHEN IT WAS NOT YOUR OWN CHILD'S DEATH," the post started off.
"Taahir Nixon Theletsane wants ALL to know that SA humans do mourn when other do suffers losses."
"#Had to come and say a prayer.. May their soul rest in eternal peace... And sincere condolences to the families, teachers and friends..Most humans do care when disaster strikes."
4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims

4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims. Photo credit: Positive Relationships in SA/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

4. Schools coming together

Pupils from surrounding schools visited the school to honour the victims. A photo of the learners was shared by Mia Spies on Facebook.

4 heartwarming photos of SA paying tribute to Hoërskool Driehoek victims

A photo of the learners paying their respect to victims. Photo credit: Mia Spies/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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