Three children tragically died in a blazing fire during the early hours of Wednesday at Endlovini informal settlement in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
They included two boys and a girl.
The city’s fire and rescue service were notified about the blaze shortly after midnight.
“Crews from Lansdowne, Mfuleni, Khayelitsha and Strand responded to the scene, which completely destroyed the structure, leaving about 14 people displaced,” said fire and rescue spokesperson Jermaine Carelse.
“Firefighters found the bodies of the two boys and a girl, who sustained fatal burn wounds, among the debris at around 1am.”
The cause of the fire was not immediately known. It was extinguished at about 1.20am.
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Another tragedy has struck in Zengeza 3 Chitungwiza when a man killed his wife’s lover after finding him in his bed.
According to ZRP, Ellington Gadzikwa killed an unidentified adult man with a kitchen knife after finding him locked with his wife in his bedroom at around 7 pm on Monday.
“The suspect persuaded his wife to unlock the door, and he locked it from the inside before stabbing the victim with a kitchen knife. After the incident, the suspect fled with his wife and left the victim lying in a pool of blood in an unlocked room,” police reports.