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'It's every undertaker for himself': Bodies decomposing rapidly as load shedding hits mortuary freezers

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Mortuaries are feeling the impact of ongoing load shedding.
Mortuaries are feeling the impact of ongoing load shedding.
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Funeral homes are watching helplessly as bodies rapidly decompose in their mortuaries during prolonged periods of load shedding. 

The high cost of running generators is also taking its toll on already stressed funeral homes that cannot maintain the correct temperatures in mortuaries.

They have implored the public to bury relatives as soon as possible.

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