In the wake of the devastating gas explosion that rocked Bree Street, claiming numerous casualties and leaving many injured, the identity of one victim has been revealed.
Joseph Dumisane, a 34-year-old Malawian foreigner, worked as a street vendor, selling shoes on the corner of Loveday and Lilian Ngoyi Streets. His life was tragically cut short during the incident that shook the community.
The gas explosion had far-reaching consequences, with 48 people injured and rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Among the chaos and destruction, Joseph Dumisane was buried beneath a minibus taxi that had been violently knocked over by the force of the explosion.
As news of his passing reached his family, shock and grief consumed them.
Joseph was a cherished member of their community, and his sudden departure has left a void that cannot be easily filled.
The tragedy has united his loved ones in mourning, as they try to come to terms with the profound loss they have experienced.