21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in East London tavern

2022/06/28 08:43:00

Mourners expressed anger and despair on Monday at the death of 21 teenagers in an Eastern Cape tavern over the weekend, as investigating authorities said the youths were probably accidentally poisoned by something they ate, drank or smoked.

21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in East London tavern: Mourners expressed anger and despair on Monday at the death of 21 teenagers in an Eastern Cape tavern over the weekend, as investigating authorities said the youths were probably accidentally…

Mourners expressed anger and despair on Monday at the death of 21 teenagers in an Eastern Cape tavern over the weekend, as investigating authorities said the youths were probably accidentally poisoned by something they ate, drank or smoked.

The still unexplained deaths of the teens, some of whom were celebrating the end of school exams and others a birthday party, have brought an outpouring of grief and shocked a nation accustomed to injuries linked to a binge drinking culture.The still unexplained deaths of the teens, some of whom were celebrating the end of school exams and others a birthday party, have brought an outpouring of grief and shocked a nation accustomed to injuries linked to a binge drinking culture.SAPS "I don't know if we can say what happened, for now, I did ask the person who's leading the autopsy, Dr Zondi and he says they are collecting the information that can tell us the situation.13m ago Bodies found at East London tavern taken to state mortuaries The 17 bodies discovered at Enyobeni Tavern in East London have been taken to various state mortuaries, the Eastern Cape Department of Health says.

Authorities ruled out an earlier-touted notion of a stampede.Residents of Scenery Park, on the edge of East London, said they had asked authorities to close Enyobeni Tavern down weeks ago because it was serving under-aged children.Residents of Scenery Park, on the edge of East London, said they had asked authorities to close Enyobeni Tavern down weeks ago because it was serving under-aged children.The tavern's licence was revoked on Monday.Seventeen teenagers died at the scene, three passed away at medical facilities and one died en route to the hospital.At a prayer meeting at a local church, mourners and priests sang, prayed, drummed on hymn books and cried over the loss of the youngsters.At a prayer meeting at a local church, mourners and priests sang, prayed, drummed on hymn books and cried over the loss of the youngsters.“I'm so devastated.- Cebelihle Mthethwa 2h ago UPDATE | At least 17 people found dead at East London tavern Authorities are investigating an incident where at least 17 people were found dead at Enyobeni Tavern in East London on Sunday morning.

We are so angry,” Maxhabiso Sibotoboto, 50, whose 17-year-old granddaughter, Monelo, was among the dead, told Reuters by phone from a church memorial service for them.We are so angry,” Maxhabiso Sibotoboto, 50, whose 17-year-old granddaughter, Monelo, was among the dead, told Reuters by phone from a church memorial service for them.He’s described the crime scene as terrible.“People were complaining about the tavern.No one was happy about it.No one was happy about it.The community wanted the tavern to be shut,” he said." Cele has deployed forensic teams from the Pretoria and provincial offices to investigate the causes of deaths.Monelo did not live with her parents, because her father had died and her mother worked a long way from home, he said.Monelo did not live with her parents, because her father had died and her mother worked a long way from home, he said.According to the venue's Facebook page, on Saturday they had an all-black themed party celebrating two people's birthdays.

Pictures circulating on social media, still unverified by authorities, showed the bodies of youths lying scattered across the floor of the tavern, some also seen motionless on tables and couches.“We are so heartbroken, guys.“We are so heartbroken, guys." MORE FROM ECR.We lost one of our family members, a child who was doing grade 12 (final year) this year.We can’t accept it,” said Yandiswa Ngqoza, an aunt, as she choked back tears outside the morgue dressed in black attire.We can’t accept it,” said Yandiswa Ngqoza, an aunt, as she choked back tears outside the morgue dressed in black attire.“By the look of the child she has no visible injuries,” Ngqoza said, before breaking down sobbing.Keep an eye on News24 for the latest updates.

Minutes earlier she had entered the morgue and identified her niece, whose name she did not disclose.Minutes earlier she had entered the morgue and identified her niece, whose name she did not disclose..

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Not accidental at all... Someone willfully handed them something to drink that was poison. Period. Is South Africa falling apart? So heartbreaking to hear of TWENTY ONE CHILDREN losing their lives under the most tragic circumstances....God Help us ..it cannot go on like this Don't rule out the shared hubbly.

Why were the 'Teens' in a tavern in the first place? SAPoliceService There is nothing accidental about underage children in a tavern drinking or smoking anything. What bullshit.😡😡😡😡 That’s a very strange poison only affecting teens and no one else in the tavern at all !!! This is not logical unless only the teens were served with something ‘special’ which leads to murder ! When is our society going to get rich at all costs The country and now it’s youth

Don't rule out fake liquor? I just need to know what 'accidentally' means before I ask a khweshin

21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in East London tavernMourners expressed anger and despair on Monday at the death of 21 teenagers in an Eastern Cape tavern over the weekend, as investigating authorities said the youths were probably accidentally poisoned by something they ate, drank or smoked.

Teens at East London tavern 'did not die of natural causes'Police Minister Bheki Cele has confirmed that the 21 young people whose bodies were found at an East London tavern did not die from natural causes.

BREAKING NEWS LIVE | Bodies found at East London tavern taken to state mortuaries | News24UPDATE | The dead bodies discovered at Enyobeni Tavern in East London have been taken to various state mortuaries, the Eastern Cape Department of Health says. Work with people that will bring positive changes into your life she brought peace and happiness into my life and I will always appreciate her for that.BencyDanie Being the head of the home isn't easy, you are expected to provide for the home, I lost my job during the pandemic and relied on the little money I had,things were hard until I met Allison_Grillo and started Bitcoin trading, I earned R150,000 in 3 weeks thanks Allison_Grillo. 🥺 condolences

Five East London tavern victims still not identifiedFive bodies from the East London tavern tragedy have not yet been identified, the Eastern Cape health department said on Monday.

WATCH: Bheki Cele burts into tears over East London tavern deathsWATCH: Bheki Cele burts into tears over East London tavern deaths Minister Bheki Cele was outside a mortuary in East London, where the bodies of at least 20 young people who died in a tavern are being kept

East London Tavern Tragedy | SABC's Abongile Jantjies speaks to event organiser at Enyobeni tavernThe owner of the Enyobeni tavern where 21 young people died yesterday has apologised to the affected families for the tragedy. However, the Eastern Cape Liqu... 17 21 22?