Zuma expresses compassion with the Struisbult victims
14 June 2011
President Jacob Zuma has expressed sympathy with the families of the 12 people killed in a fire at the Struisbult Care Centre in springs on the East Rand.
He commended the fire fighters and paramedics for their heroic efforts. Twenty-seven people were injured in the fire.
The centre accommodates up to 155 people.
All the surviving residents have been moved to places of safety in the Ekurhuleni area.