Family Devastated After Raging River Claims Life Of 7-yr-old Boy In Durban Floods

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Durban - A Maphumulo family is relieved the body of her seven-year-old son was recovered after he was swept away while crossing a low-lying bridge.

Seven-year-old Bandile Makhoba was on his way home from school when he was swept away into the Nonoti while crossing a bridge in KwaDukuza on Tuesday.

The Grade 1 pupil attended Hulsug Primary School.

A relative said Bandile's father was very traumatised by his son's death.

The relative also said the community was very helpful in searching for Bandile while he was missing. They remembered him as boy that was always smiling.

A two-day search for the little boy ended in success after IPSS Medical Rescue, KDM lifeguards and SAPS Search and Rescue and K9 Search and Rescue recovered his body....

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