Bodies may still be trapped in Soweto building

Johannesburg - Emergency officials believe there may still be more bodies trapped in the rubble of a collapsed Soweto building, according to a report.

On Monday, Johannesburg emergency services retrieved three bodies from the remains of the Power Park building behind the Orlando towers, which collapsed in late June.

This brings the number of bodies found at the site to seven, Sapa reported.

The SABC reported on Tuesday that officials believe there could be more bodies under the rubble, and are on standby.

An official said the building was large and there was a lot of rubble. Teams are working at the site.

According to earlier reports, the building collapsed as a group of people were allegedly trying to remove cables and metal from the structure.

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Rohin 2014-08-05 10:37:00 AM
how much state money is used, and how many good people's lives must be risked to save a bunch of thieves. Leave the bodies there I say. Live by the sword, die by the sword.
Zilindile Gagule 2014-08-05 10:38:21 AM
Waw what a poor service delivery?After the incident took place why the government did clear the place?Eish our government keep on failing its own voters but if things happen in Central Africa Republic(CAR)definately solders will be sent there to be killed but our suffering citizens are treated like used condom.
Jan Potgieter 2014-08-05 11:23:48 AM
Izinyoka bodies
Tambu Zeyts 2014-08-05 11:53:41 AM
Arent there people who have got missing loved ones at home, if so why are they not saying so