JOHANNESBURG- On Monday, a rescue operation for two people washed up in the Klip River has been put on hold.
After the 18-year-old female and the 21st-century male were reported missing on Saturday, emergency services officials started their search on Sunday.
Read: Joburg EMS increase resources to find two bodies that were lost in the Klip River.
The couple reportedly vanished in the stream on Saturday during a cleansing ceremony.
The 18-year-old’s mother has admitted to accepting the possibility that her child may not be discovered alive, according to Eyewitness News.
” In order to start the investigation, we are waiting for the bodies to be discovered, and we want the ritual’s leaders to give the police an account.”
With the search still ongoing,# KliprivierBodies ‘ Rescue Mission has evolved into a Recovery Operation.
Emergency Services personnel are currently taking a break and will return to work shortly. Pic by @MongeziKoko LFEjXmYGWD on Twitter
November 20, 2023, EWN Reporter ( @ewnreporter )