Volunteer’s shining deed

2013-11-21 00:00

MARK Basson had to burrow through mangled steel and gingerly dig down in the sand to retrieve the woman who died in the Tongaat mall disaster.

The 33-year-old former firefighter says he fears there may yet be more bodies buried beneath the collapsed concrete slabs — having seen “a boot, a hat and a quantity of blood at a spot far from where we recovered the lady’s body”.

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