6 dead, 26 hospitalized after Durban naval base “freak” accident

Of the six people who died in a “freak accident’ at the Durban naval base on Friday, three are army officials and three are civilians, paramedics have said.

Paul Herbst from IPSS confirmed the six deaths and said 26 others have been injured.

Paramedics said the scene where the incident occurred is now being handled by the South African Police Service and naval authorities.

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