S. Africans mourn teens killed in tavern tragedy
07 July 2022 | 2:19 pm
South African mourners gathered in the coastal city of East London on Wednesday to grieve the still-mysterious deaths of 21 teenagers in a poorly ventilated local tavern 10 days ago. Dressed in black, they sung and danced to solemn gospel songs in front of 19 of the victims' coffins.
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