Another Child Dies in a Pit Toilet in South Africa

Three-year-old Omari Monono died after falling into a pit toilet while playing at his aunt's house, Limpopo police say. His death follows that of five-year-old Michael Komape, who drowned after he fell into a pit toilet at his school in Limpopo in 2014. And in March 2018, five-year-old Lumka Mketwa drowned in a pit latrine at an Eastern Cape school.

  • South Africa:   Boy, 3, Drowns in Pit Toilet

    News24Wire, 5 July 2018

    A three-year-old boy has died after he allegedly fell into a pit toilet at Diteteng village in Moletji, Limpopo police said on Thursday. Read more »

Abandoned pit latrine in the peri-urban area of Durban, South Africa.

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