Connect with us

News

3 killed as wall collapses on construction site in Isipingo

Published

on

3 killed as wall collapses on construction site in Isipingo

Durban – Three people have been killed after a wall collapsed on them at a construction site in Isipingo Beach, south of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.

According to Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson paramedics arrived on scene in first Avenue at around 17:00 and found Durban Fire and Rescue personnel as well as KZN Emergency Medical Services.

“Four men had been working on the construction site when the wall collapsed onto them,” Jamieson said.

The three, believed to be in their 30s, sustained major injuries and nothing more could be done for them.

They were declared dead on the scene, Jamieson said.

One patient was treated for critical injuries and was stabilised on the scene before being taken to a nearby hospital, while another was treated on the scene but refused to be taken to hospital, according to KZN EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie.

At this stage the events leading up to the wall collapse are unknown and police were on the scene and would be investigating further, McKenzie said.

3 killed as wall collapses on construction site in Isipingo

3 people were killed and 1 critically injured after a construction wall collapsed on them in Isipingo Beach. Pic Supplied

Facebook Comments Box

News

Skeem Saam’s Koko Mantsha death dismissed as fake news

Published

on

Koko Mantsha, the popular Skeem Saam character acto, real name, Lydia Mokgokoloshi is not dead.

Social media is awash with news of her death which seems to have been fuelled by fake news sites aiming to profit from unsuspecting lovers of the 80 year-old veteran actress.

Lydia Mokgokoloshi, has appeared in many television shows including Muvhango and Bophelo ke semphego.

Mokgokoloshi was born on 27 September 1939, in Polokwane, Polokwane Local Municipality, Capricorn District Municipality, Limpopo.

She is most famous for acting as Koko Mantsha the grandmother of Katlego Pietersen (Patrick Seleka) in the soap, Skeem Saam.

Facebook Comments Box
Continue Reading

News

Watch: Thulani Dlomo an alleged ‘Zuma spy’, hands himself in

Published

on

Thulani dlomo

Thulani Dlomo, the axed former SSA top spy and former SA ambassador to Japan has handed himself over to police on Friday.

Dlomo’s lawyer Philani Shangase said that he handed himself over at his own will at the Durban Central Police station on Friday.

He said Dlomo was not arrested but wanted to clear his name following media reports.

Dlomo was being interviewed by police officers at 17h00 on Friday.

“He has denied all wrong doing,” Shangase said.

Dlomo was suspected to be one of the instigators of the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

This is a developing story.

Facebook Comments Box
Continue Reading

News

Residents warned against consuming dead fish washing up at Umhlanga and Umdloti beaches – video

Published

on

The eThekwini Municipality has sent out a warning to residents against collecting and consuming dead fish and crayfish that have washed up on the beaches of Umhlanga and Umdloti, north of Durban.

The public has been asked to refrain from fishing, surfing and swimming on the beaches after a video of the dead fish on the beaches emerged on social media.

The municipality said it was investigating what caused the marine life to die.

“It is considered serious and can affect one’s health if collected and consumed.”

According to reports, run-off water and chemicals reached the ocean through storm water drains after firefighters battled a blaze at a chemical plant at Cornubia started by looters on Tuesday.

WATCH | Outrage after several monkeys and dog poisoned in Umdloti

“The public is advised to refrain from all recreational activities, including fishing or surfing, bait collection and picking up of dead species in this area,” said the municipality.

“Collecting or harvesting of any marine living resource in the area is temporarily prohibited until the cause is determined and the threat has abated.

“Authorities are investigating the source of the pollution and cleanup companies are trying to contain the spill.”

Facebook Comments Box
Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2021 TellitallSA