Search continues for missing crew member after deadly 'Shayamanzi' boat fire

The 'Shayamanzi One' luxury houseboat caught fire on Sunday. A crew member and a German tourist were killed, while one other crew member was still missing.

The Shayamanzi 1 boathouse caught fire on Sunday, 10 October 2021. Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG - KwaZulu-Natal police are still trying to determine the cause of a deadly boat fire in Jozini.

The Shayamanzi One luxury houseboat caught fire on Sunday.

A crew member and a German tourist were killed, while one other crew member was still missing.

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“Search and rescue teams have been busy since then. Of course, there's always hope that there might be a miraculous finding and that he has survived but the teams are still out there trying to recover [the crew member],” said KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development Tourism and Environmental Affairs Ravi Pillay.

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