WATCH | Heavy police presence at Ladysmith 'diamond' hunt site

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Duze Lungelo with the ‘diamond’ that he found.
Duze Lungelo with the ‘diamond’ that he found.
Claudine Senekal, Ladysmith herald

The frenzied digging for sparkling stones that some believe could be diamonds has eased off.

The hill at KwaHlathi area, about 40km outside Ladysmith,  depicted a different scene to last weekend when hundreds of people had converged at the site to try their luck in hunting the stones. 

Large, deep holes could been seen all along the rocky hill where those hoping to strike it rich had excavated the area.  A heavy police presence was seen there on Sunday morning.

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