Mother and her two young daughters die in a shack fire, Thabong

South African Police Service

Mother and her two young daughters die in a shack fire, Thabong
Mother and her two young daughters die in a shack fire, Thabong

In the early hours of Friday 20 August 2020, at about 01:20, neighbours of house number 1178 in Tau Street, Thabong indicated that they screams and went outside to investigate.

There they notice that a shack was burning and they tried to extinguish the fire. Fire fighters were also contacted and after the fire was extinguished, three burned bodies were found.

They bodies were identified as that of a 20-year-old mother and her two children (both girls) aged 4 and 1.

A case of inquest has been registered for further investigation.

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