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Vaal River tragedy: Gauteng police recover 4 more bodies, death toll at 5




Five people drowned in the Vaal River over the weekend.

  • Gauteng police have confirmed five casualties following a tragic boat accident on the Vaal River.
  • This comes after four bodies were found on Sunday.
  • The ship carried seven people before capsizing.

Police found four bodies Sunday after a tragic accident in which a boat capsized in the Vaal River on Saturday evening.

He brings the number of deaths related to the incident to five.

The ship was carrying seven people when it capsized. Two people succeeded and, in search of the others, a body was found on Saturday.

“The team withdrew after completing a successful recovery operation in search of four victims whose bodies were found closer to Sasolburg in the Free State.

“The boat in question has now been found and taken from the river,” Brigade police spokesman Mathapelo Peters said in an update Sunday.

The identities of the deceased cannot be revealed at this stage until their relatives are informed.

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“The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the multiple drownings is ongoing. Police will work closely with the South African Maritime Safety Authority to investigate,” Peters concluded.

Gauteng Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela commended the determination, professionalism and attention to detail demonstrated by the team of officers from the specialized Water Police unit and specialized diving service units, who ensured the recovery of the four bodies.

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