BY: THANDO MKHIZE

zikalala councilEconomic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Sihle Zikalala says he is saddened by the death of two KZN Sharks Board employees.

Reports indicate that the five officials were servicing shark nets when their boat capsized yesterday.

2 were found dead, two survived and have been hospitalised but one is still missing.

The MEC described the incident as tragic adding that the Sharks Board had not had a fatal boat accident since it was formed more than 60 years ago.

Zikalala says officials together with the National Sea Rescue Institute and Portnet will continue searching for the missing employee.

 

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