South Africa: a German tourist dies in houseboat fire

South Africa: a German tourist dies in houseboat fire

A German tourist and a crew member have died after a luxury houseboat caught fire on a dam in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, local media report.

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa) said it was investigating the cause of the blaze, the BBC reports.

The boat was reportedly on a two-night cruise on the Jozini Dam with five passengers and four crew when it caught fire, Samsa said.

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A crew member is still missing, local media report.

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