86-year-old man dies in a house fire in Eastern Cape

KING WILLIAM & # 39; S TOWN – Centane police has opened an investigation committee after an 86-year-old man died during a house fire last weekend, the Eastern Cape Police said on Sunday.

"It is said that the deceased lived in his house, that is at Nyhityhaba, Mcothama village, Centane," said Captain Jackson Manatha.

Neighbors remarked that the house was on fire on Saturday morning at about 1 o'clock in the morning and the police were informed of the incident by the head of the village.

The police of Centane still investigated the cause of the fire. The identity of the man would be made known after his children were informed of his death, Manatha said.

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African news agency (ANA)

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