21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in East London tavern

2022/06/28 10:59:00

21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in East London tavern

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 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.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.

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authorities to close Enyobeni Tavern down weeks ago because it was serving under-aged children.The tavern's licence was revoked on Monday.The tavern's licence was revoked on Monday.At a prayer meeting at a local church, mourners and priests sang, prayed, drummed on hymn books and cried over the loss of the youngsters.At a prayer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.READ: 17 people found dead in East London tavern Cele ruled out a stampede as a possible cause of death.

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.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.“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.The community wanted the tavern to be shut,” 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.Monelo did not live with her parents, because her father had died and her mother worked a long way from home, he said."We've taken a few more samples to toxicology to Cape Town which we've been advised will take a longer time but we'll try to make sure Cape Town helps us on that.

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.“We are so heartbroken, guys.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.“By the look of the child she has no visible injuries,” Ngqoza said, before breaking down sobbing.

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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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.

21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in East London tavern21 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… I just need to know what 'accidentally' means before I ask a khweshin Don't rule out fake liquor? 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

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