South African tavern: 17 dead in East London incident

Police don’t know if there are any survivors of the incident because it’s unclear how many people were in the Enyobeni tavern, Brigadier General Thembinkoshi Kinana, an Eastern Cape police spokesman, told CNN.

The cause of the incident is currently being investigated, many people gathered at the scene trying to find loved ones.

The age of the victims ranged from 18 to 20 years.

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