Durban - The bodies of the six people that were reported missing after a fishing vessel caught alight at the Durban Harbour on Tuesday afternoon has been recovered.
National police spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo said the bodies were recovered just before midnight on Tuesday evening.
Naidoo said three people are recovering in hospital.
"Two are being treated for smoke inhalation and the third person is being treated for burns," said Naidoo.
According to Naidoo the fishing trawler arrived at the Durban Harbour at 2 pm and caught alight shortly thereafter.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.
A case of culpable homicide has been opened....
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