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Celebrities weigh in on the death of teenagers in East London

AWARD winning vocalist Msaki. Picture: Tseliso Monaheng

AWARD winning vocalist Msaki. Picture: Tseliso Monaheng

Published Jun 30, 2022

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The tragic death of minors in East London left South Africans reeling in shock and as a result, people can not stop talking about the saddening incident.

This also attracted media attention internationally with most people eager to know what transpired the night where more than 20 teenagers died at Enyobeni Tavern at Scenery Park in the Eastern Cape.

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The incident also sparked a lot of debate across social media platforms touching base on alcohol culture and clubbing among minors.

Most popular personalities also weighed in on their social media accounts sending prayers to the grieving families.

Popular musician Msaki, who hails from the Eastern Cape, spoke candidly about how the incident in her hometown broke her heart.

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"I’m up to pray for families who have lost children in East London, my home. I can’t begin to imagine the devastation. Sometimes a song just pours out and you don’t know what is making that press on your heart at a particular time.

“Imagine me now singing Khusela in the dark.

“I feel like I started crying about these children months ago and still would not have imagined such a tragedy. We are failing the kids. My heart is so heavy. I wanna go home," she tweeted

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Media personality Karabo Ntshweng also spoke about the incident revealing that it could have been her a few years ago.

“There was a big underage clubbing culture in Joburg. Anything could’ve happened to us.

“I think I get horribly anxious when I hear about this story because I know damn well that could’ve been me a couple of years ago,” she shared on Twitter

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