The 13 people who passed away during the tragic collapse of The Pentecostal Church in Dlangubo, KwaZulu-Natal have been identified. The areas where the victims where from have also been revealed.
Tragedy struck on Thursday, 18 April when churchgoers got together to herald in the Easter weekend.
The congregation of the Pentecostal Church in Dlangubo, KwaZulu-Natal had gathered to celebrate Passover when a violent storm and heavy winds caused the building to collapse.
Briefly.co.za reported that 13 of the churchgoers were killed, with 16 people sustaining minor to serious injuries and a total of 29 people were transported to hospital.
The identities of the 13 victims have now been revealed, as well as where they are from.
TimesLIVE reported that the youngest victim was only 13-years-old, a boy named Mthabela Andiswa.
Here are the names of the victims:
- Thembi Mthabela - Maqhwakazi
- Lungi Mcambi - eSikhawini
- Mthabela Andiswa - Maqhwakazi
- Nonkanyiselo Shandu - Ulundi
- Samkelisiwe Mzila - Ulundi
- Alta Langa - Maqhwakazi
- Thandazo Dube - Ulundi
- Alice Mhlongo - eSikhawini
- Nokuthula Hlongwane - Ulundi
- Thule Ncube - eSikhawini
- Ntando Mlondi - eSikhawini
- Bongekile Masondo - eSikhawini
- Minenhle Mdluli - Ulundi
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!