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Child dies in Free State storm

2011-10-02 17:56

Johannesburg - A child was killed and 35 people injured during a violent storm in Ficksburg in the Free State, paramedics said on Sunday.

"[It] has killed one and left more than 1 000 houses destroyed," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

Thousands have been left homeless.

- It has since come to light that about 100 houses were destroyed.

Comments
  • michelle.e.magson - 2011-10-02 18:06

    anyone know where the storm has moved to?

      FU2 - 2011-10-02 18:15

      Just open the door its already waiting right in your door step

  • TinaM - 2011-10-02 18:16

    Question - was this in ficksburg the town or in Clocolan? It sounds as if the whole town was destroyed according to this article, but I take it it was Clocolan? Poor poor people :-(

  • OZNOB - 2011-10-02 18:55

    THEY have their work cut out for them in rebuilding

  • jaquesdp - 2011-10-02 19:00

    ficksburg not clocolan...

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