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13 killed in KZN church building collapse

The churchgoers gathered for a passover session on Thursday night when the tragedy happened.

The Pentecostal church in Ndlangubo in KwaZulu-Natal after a structural collapse on 18 April 2019. Picture: Supplied

JOHANNESBURG - A Pentecostal Church building has collapsed in Ndlangubo in KwaZulu-Natal, killing 13 congregants.

The churchgoers gathered for a Passover session on Thursday night when the tragedy happened.

A preliminary report has blamed the perpetual rainfall in the northern area of the province for contributing to a part of the building caving in.

The provincial Cooperative Governance Department's spokesperson Lennox Mabaso: "A building that was being used by congregants belonging to the Pentecostal Church collapsed, leaving a total of 13 worshippers reportedly dead."

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