Two still in ICU, some discharged following church wall collapse

20 April 2019, 8:36 AM
Some of those who were injured when part of the wall of the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Empangeni on the KwaZulu-Natal on the north coast collapsed on Thursday night, have been discharged from hospital.
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