CAPE TOWN – South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at the very least 22 patrons discovered inside a preferred township tavern near East London metropolis, provincial well being officers stated on Sunday.
The our bodies can be transported to state mortuaries the place family members are anticipated to assist establish each female and male victims, stated Siyanda Manana, a spokesperson for the Japanese Cape provincial well being division.
“We’re going to instantly be embarking on autopsies so we will know the possible reason behind demise,” he informed Reuters as forensic personnel continued their work on the cordoned-off crime website at Enyobeni Tavern.
“We’re speaking 22 our bodies proper now,” Manana added.
Earlier Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana stated police have been alerted by members of the general public to the incident at Surroundings Park, about two miles from the town middle.
“The circumstances below which they died are below investigation,” Kinana informed Reuters, including it was too early to find out the reason for demise of the younger adults aged between 18-20 years.