50 trapped after KZN building collapses

2013-11-19 17:48

(via Twitter)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories


Building collapses in Cape Town

2013-11-18 13:14

A building collapsed in Cape Town and was possibly caused by severe weather plaguing the province, officials believe. Watch.WATCH

Cape Town – A construction site in Tongaat in KwaZulu-Natal has collapsed trapping 50 people, according to reports.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said on Tuesday that emergency services were responding to reports of a shopping centre that collapsed in Tongaat.

“Approximately 50 might be trapped in the building,” she said.

Ethekwini fire department chief Mark te Water confirmed a building had collapsed in the area. Workmen were trapped and his department had dispatched units to the scene, Te Water said.

- Were you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos.

Read more on:    netcare 911  |  durban ­  |  tongaat mall collapse

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.