DEVELOPING: 'Their screams are still lingering in my mind'- witness #HoërskoolDriehoek

2019-02-01 11:49

Panyaza Lesufi addresses the media following the death of four children at a high school in Vanderbijlpark after a walkway collapsed.


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01 Feb 14:39

'Their screams are still lingering in my mind' - witness to Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy

An employee at Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark, said she was tormented by the images of the falling concrete slab, which led to the death of three pupils on Friday morning.

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Parents pray at Vanderbijlpark school after three pupils die in structural collapse

Shocked parents and teachers gathered on the school grounds of Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark on Friday morning as paramedics worked to try to retrieve the bodies of three pupils who were killed when a walkway collapsed.

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For now learners are not in the state to go back to class. We will open an emergency centre in the school - Lesufi. 

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01 Feb 11:58
Lesufi said 14 learners were identified as P2 patients. The remaining patients were categorised as P3 patients. I thank those who played a part. Its heartbreaking to see learners and entire school going through painful exercises. 

01 Feb 11:57
Lesufi said they are locating parents of the two deceased to notify them. Two of the 23 leaners were released. 21 are in hospitals. There were 5 declared P1 and taken to various hospitals.

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Lesufi will visit all hospitals where the injured learners are hospitalized.

01 Feb 11:52

BREAKING: 4 children killed after walkway at a Vanderbijlpark school collapses - Gauteng education department 

Four children died at a high school in Vanderbijlpark after a walkway collapsed on Friday morning. Details are sketchy at the moment on what led to the accident.

01 Feb 11:52

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