Sunday, 19 December 2021
Hennenman: The team was mobilized after a woman who was trying to cross the river, was swept away by strong current.
On Thursday; 16 December 2021, SAPS Divers from Welkom; Bloemfontein; Sasolburg and Welkom K9 Search and Rescue Team, were mobilized after a 26-year-old; Nnana Mafa, was swept by strong water after heavy rains. She was trying to cross the river on her way to Delpoort farm.
Residents are sternly warned not to swim or allow their children to swim in the water as a result of these heavy rains. The SAPS advice motorists not to underestimate water by crossing where water is flowing. They also appeal to parents to know the whereabouts of their children and discourage them not to swim because they will drown.