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30 December 2011

Aid reaches Oudtshoorn hailstorm victims

The Oudtshoorn Municipality said all the families that were affected by the huge hail storm earlier this week had received relief aid.

Several buildings, including a creche, were flattened on Monday.

Estimations to repair the damage stood at about R100, 000.

Municipal spokesperson Ntobeko Mangqwengqwe said there no injuries reported.

“About eight sects were completely destroyed, fallen bridges and roofs blown off,” he said.

- EWN