200 Left Homeless After Fire at South African Informal Settlement

Several shacks were destroyed when a blaze tore through part of Masiphumelele in Cape Town. The City of Cape Town's Safety and Security confirmed that 119 shacks were destroyed, affecting 211 people.

The aftermath of the fire in Masiphumelele.

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