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Water to be later restored as search for Khaya Magadla continues

Some parts of Soweto have had their water cut as well as water flow diverted due to the search of Khaya Magadla (6) who fell in a open manhole in Dhlamini, Soweto ,2 weeks ago.

Sunday marks exactly 2 weeks ago that 6 year old Khaya fell into a uncovered man hole while playing soccer with his friends. Continuous searches took place with no success of finding him.

A team of divers, rescuers and engineers have been searching the underground pipelines. This included 4 kilometeres of sewer pipeline in Klipruit west with hopes to finding little Khaya.

While reservoirs have been reopened, rescue workers will continue the search of the little boys body.

Eastern Cape Community Safety spokesperson Unathi Binqose says "We wish to inform customers that the reservoirs are now opened, and it will take about 4 to 5 hours before restoration of the network".

Johannesburg water authorities has confirmed that the flow of water to the residents will be fully restored to their homes.

Content created and supplied by: Tarien Conradie (via Opera News )

Eastern Cape Khaya Klipruit Soweto Unathi Binqose


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