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Snake Park Tragedy As Three People Drown During Baptism

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Tragedy As 14 Mapositori Drown In SA

The City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services (EMS) has recovered three bodies following a drowning incident at Snake Park, in Soweto.

According to the EMS, the three drowned during a baptism service in a stream near the Mayibuye Bridge on Saturday.

This is the second baptism service that has cost churchgoers their lives in the past month.

Read Also: Gogo watches helplessly as three children drown in pit

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Earlier this month, 15 people were swept away by a flash flood during a baptism in the Jukskei River.

The EMS Aquatic Unit and SAPS divers recovered the bodies of the three men between the ages of 24 and 30.

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