Bodies of 2 teenage boys recovered from Letaba river
By Malose12 | self meida writer
Published 13 days ago - 133 views
The two boys reportedly drowned yesterday.
LIMPOPO – The bodies of two teenage boys, aged 15 and 16 respectively, have been found by Sekgosese police.
The boys reportedly drowned yesterday afternoon, according to a statement by Police Spokesperson, Col Moatshe Ngoepe.
The police in Sekgosese outside Giyani under the Mopani district are investigating a case of inquest. The deceased were allegedly swimming in the Letaba river near Lemondokop village before they were swept away by water and disappeared,” Ngoepe added.
Photo: Limpopo SAPS
A search operation, by the Saps Water Wing and other role players, commenced after police were notified.
Their lifeless bodies were found at around 12:30 today, 18 February,” he explained.
The deceased were identified by their family members at the scene as Thabang Mohale (16) and Maropeng Maphoto (15).
The cause of death is still to be determined by postmortem examination,” he added.
Ngoepe urged residents to be extra careful and vigilant whenever they cross flooded rivers and dams.
Parents are also warned to take care of their children to prevent these types of incidents occuring,” he concluded.
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