Two die in Paarl shack fire

Two people, including a nine-year-old child, have died in a shack fire in Paarl.

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CAPE TOWN - Two people, including a nine-year-old child, have died in a shack fire in Paarl.

Four homes were gutted on Thursday morning.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The police's Andre Traut says: “The circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old man and a nine-year-old boy are still being investigated. A death inquest docket has been registered.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)