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Two learners drowned at Eastern Beach

An inquest docket has been opened following the drowning of two learners from Mbekweni Junior Primary School in Mthatha. It is believed that the boy and a girl aged 13 and 14 respectively drowned at the Quigney, Eastern Beach earlier today. 


Lifeguards managed to save four out of the six schoolchildren who apparently had problems in the water while swimming. 


Buffalo City Municipality spokesperson, Mr Samkelo Ngwenya calls upon everyone involved in the supervision of children to always accompany children during their expeditions.


This is a developing story.



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