Five people, a couple and their three children were killed last night after a gas exploded in a room they were sleeping in Eyestone, Waterfalls.
The incident occurred at around 8.30 pm. It is suspected that the owner of the house was in the business of selling gas to people in and around the area.
The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained. In a statement seen by Pindula News, the police said:
The ZRP confirms the death of five family members in a gas explosion at number 15484 Eyestone Farm, Waterfalls on 23/02/22 at 2030 hours.
Police said they were still gathering the details of the incident.