Sunday, February 26, 2006

Shack fire kills three in Cape Town

Three people burnt to death in a shack fire that broke out in Nyanga, Cape Town, shortly after midnight on Saturday.

Western Cape police Inspector Elliot Sinyangana said 68 shacks burnt down before emergency services workers put out the fire...

The shack fire follows another at Khayamnandi informal settlement at Stellenbosch on Friday in which around 1 000 shacks were razed.

Residents have since been housed in tents at a sports ground in the town. Read More

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