13 people died and at least 16 people were injured when a church roof collapsed during mass, near the eastern South African city of Durban.
The roof collapsed after heavy rains on Thursday evening, in Dlangubo, north of Durban.
Lennox Mabaso, spokesman for the provincial traditional affairs department.
According to the Spokesman for the provincial traditional affairs department, Lennox Mabaso, “The roof of the building collapsed because of heavy rains last night … at this point we have a total of 13 fatalities,” said
“Such a tragedy, 13 fatalities 16 people treated by paramedics,” tweeted Robert McKenzie, spokesman for Kwa-Zulu Natal province’s emergency services.