Four people have been killed and hundreds left homeless by a fire that broke out at Plastic View informal settlement near Woodlands Mall in Pretoria on Saturday night.

Emergency services Netcare 911 said a search for more bodies was still under way on Sunday morning



“Dozens of people that sustained minor injuries were treated and transported to various hospitals in the area for further medical care‚” Netcare 911 said in a statement.

The emergency service said the cause of the blaze was not yet known.

“Authorities are on scene to search for any survivors or more bodies…families have been left homeless. They are being accommodated at a local church in the area.”

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