Fire Casualties in South Africa

 

Fire Casualties in South Africa

6 September 2001


A 70,000 ha wildfire in Kruger National Park anda veld fire near Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal caused the death of 32 people. 

At least 11 people, including six children, burned to death and several more were badly injured when veldfires blazed out of control inKwaZulu-Natal. And the death toll from the devastating fire in Kruger National Park has risen to 21, as some of the injured who initiallysurivived the blaze have died.

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