Survivors speak out after church collapse

Thirteen congregants perished when the wall of a church collapsed on them during evening prayers ahead of Easter. #Dstv403

JOHANNESBURG - Survivors are speaking out after a tragic wall collapse in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Thirteen congregants perished when the wall of a church collapsed on them during evening prayers ahead of Easter. 

Congregants had been sleeping inside the hall when the side wall structure collapsed following heavy rainfall.

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It was meant to be a time of praise and worship. But, disaster struck. 

Survivors like Busisiwe Zikhali are grateful to be alive.

"I think I was saved by the fact that some people fell on top of me. I asked them to move because I was also injured by bricks, I have a broken bone," Zikhali said.

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