Mahalapye River claims lives of 2 pupils


PALAPYE: Two primary school going boys have become victims of drowning in two separate incidents at the Mahalapye River in a space of 10 days following the recent downpours.

Both incidents occurred this month in Mahalapye with the first tragedy taking place near Xhosa ward on January 9 and the other at Tshikinyega 10 days later.

The 11-year-old victim, who was a Standard Five pupil at Xhosa Primary School, was with six of his classmates when he met his fate. 

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