South African Police Investigate Deaths of 22 Youngsters in Township Tavern

South African authorities were investigating the deaths of 22 young people, some as young as 14, whose bodies were found Sunday morning in a township tavern near the coastal city of East London.

Parents and relatives gathered near the Enyobeni Tavern in the Scenery Park township, demanding answers about what happened to their children. Police and local officials said they were still investigating how the mostly teenage victims, who were found inside the tavern in the early hours of Sunday morning, died.

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