13 dead in SA after church collapses during Easter service – Nairobi News

At least 13 people have died and many injured after a wall collapsed in South Africa at the start of an Easter service at a Pentecostal church.

Emergency services said that 29 people were rushed to hospital after the collapse in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal.

A local police spokesperson linked the tragedy to heavy rainfall in the area around Empangeni on Thursday night.

Local reports said some people had been sleeping when the brick wall fell.

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