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‘We were so close,’ says daughter of couple killed by storm


‘We were so close,’ says daughter of couple killed by storm

FREE TO READ | As a family grapples with a double tragedy, KZN braces for more devastation as rains batter the province

Orrin Singh and Suthentira Govender

Nineteen-year-old Zilungile Nyangule cut a tragic figure amid the rubble that claimed the lives of her parents in Amaoti, Inanda, north of Durban, on Tuesday.

Overwhelmed by the debris strewn across the room where they died in their sleep, she recalled the thunderous sound that will be forever etched in her mind.

“I think it was around 9pm and my sister was sleeping. I heard a loud noise and then I woke up and came to the sitting room where I saw the walls had fallen [sic] over on top of my parents. We called the community to help. They came [sic] but they found them dead.”..

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