Moments after Durban’s historic Gray Avenue Mosque caught fireplace, emergency service responded and rushed to the scene to quench the inferno
The historic Gray Avenue Mosque positioned within the Durban CBD, having a capability of as much as 7,000 worshipers and constructed within the 1930s has been caught up in fireplace.
The historic mosque is likely one of the oldest and largest mosques discovered within the southern hemisphere.
The reason for the fireplace continues to be but unknown however ongoing investigation.
Moments after Durban’s historic Gray Avenue Mosque caught fireplace, emergency service responded and rushed to the scene to quench the inferno.
Robert McKenzie, KwaZulu-Natal EMS spokesperson stated:
“Paramedics are additionally on stand-by on the scene, nonetheless at this stage no casualties have been reported. The precise reason for the fireplace isn’t recognized at this stage and goes to be investigated by the police.”
“There’s a fireplace on the Mosque in Gray st, Durban CBD. The fireplace division is on scene. We even have a number of ambulances on the scene however no report of casualties as but. Trigger of fireplace unknown,” Robert McKenzie, KZN EMS Spokesperson. @NkoRaphael
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