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Two pupils were tragically killed while attempting to cross a flooded river to get to school in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Two students were killed in a devastating flood in KwaZulu-Natal.

The kids were said to have perished while attempting to cross a flooding river on their way to school in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal.

According to Kwazi Mshengu, the Minister of Education, this is the case.

Heavy rains and flooding in the region, according to Mshengu, have destroyed over 100 schools.

The severe flooding was caused by continuous rain that lasted for more than four days.

According to daily maverick, KwaZulu Natal’s infrastructure has crumbled as a result of years of underinvestment and bad maintenance, leaving many people homeless and many lives lost.

 

On Monday and Tuesday, the deluge caused many drownings, landslides, power outages, water shortages, and flooding of bridges, residences, and businesses. And the rain is expected to continue over the Easter weekend.

Several individuals have died, suburban walls have fallen, vehicles have smashed into freshly created sinkholes, cemeteries have flooded, and numerous businesses have temporarily shuttered, according to sources.

The fact that rescue crews are blocked off from one other across the city, with main thoroughfares entirely flooded, roads swept away, and some bridges on the verge of collapse, adds to the complication.

In addition, the bad weather has precluded any big air assistance from taking off.

 

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