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News 24: Cape Town fires kill 9, displace thousands on Christmas weekend

2015-12-28 06:22

Cape Town – Several fires in Cape Town over the weekend have left nine people dead and
thousands displaced.
The most heavily affected areas included Elsies River, Delft, Mfuleni, Vrygrond, Imizamo Yethu Informal Settlement as well as Cape Town Station.

On Saturday alone, eight people were killed after shack fires engulfed various parts of Cape Town in the morning.

A total of three men, three women and two girls were killed in four different areas, spokesperson Theo Layne had said. Continue reading