Tragic end to cleansing ritual as two men drown in KZN

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The Umlazi River at normal summer levels.
The Umlazi River at normal summer levels.
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Do not go into flooded rivers to do traditional ceremonies.

That’s the warning from izinduna after two men drowned on Thursday in the Umlazi River in Hammarsdale while performing a cleansing ritual. Their bodies were found yesterday.

Bongumusa Magubane (29) and Nkosinathi Zwane (31), of the Georgedale area in Mpumalanga, were with an unidentified man who survived.

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