South Africa Church Collapses During Passover: 13 Killed, 16 Injured

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Thirteen were confirmed dead with sixteen others sustaining varying degrees injury when a church collapsed in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province.

The incident which occured late took place at the Pentecost Church located at the Dlangubo area eMpangeni in the province.

This incident happened after their church building collapsed on them during a Passover service, the -run South African Broadcasting Corporation, SABC, said in its report.

Health officials say the building collapsed due to heavy rainfall in parts the province. A team of government officials are set to visit the scene on Friday, the SABC report added.

The KwaZulu Natal provincial government has sent words commiserations to the affected with the promise of a full scale probe into the incident.

Ahead a long Easter holiday, authorities are also tasking motorists to be responsible whiles using the roads. The season has often recorded accidents due to speeding and drunk driving hence the awareness creation efforts.