1. Health department says 128, not 500, bodies are in Phoenix mortuary after looting and unrest  TimesLIVE
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Contrary to earlier reports, there are not hundreds of bodies piling up in the mortuary in Phoenix, north Durban, in the wake of violent scenes in the area last week.Contrary to earlier reports, there are not hundreds of bodies piling up in the mortuary in Phoenix, north Durban, in the wake of violent scenes in the area last week.

Health department says 128, not 500, bodies are in Phoenix mortuary after looting and unrest

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane says 128 bodies are being processed at the facility – not 500 or 300 – and that not all bodies are linked to last week’s civil unrest.KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane says 128 bodies are being processed at the facility – not 500 or 300 – and that not all bodies are linked to last week’s civil unrest.

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KZN Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane has urged families with missing members to come and identify their loved ones at the Phoenix mortuary.KZN Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane has urged families with missing members to come and identify their loved ones at the Phoenix mortuary.

Phoenix: Health MEC sets the record straight on number of dead bodies