JUST IN: 9 feared dead in Esigodini veld fire

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By Staff Reporter

AT least nine people in Matebeleland South province are feared dead after they were consumed by a fire they were trying to extinguish.

Sources say the inferno broke out in Esigodini, Matebeleland South province, around 2pm Monday afternoon.

Unconfirmed reports say that victims were part of 15 people trying to control the wild fire when they were burnt to death. could not immediately establish the cause of the blaze.

More details to follow.