Freak wave hits South African beach, killing 3 people and injuring 17

Unusually large wave hits South African beach, killing 3 people and injuring 17

An unusually large wave hit a popular beach in the city of Durban, South Africa at around 17:00 LT on December 17, 2022, killing three people and injuring 17 others.

More than 100 people were hit by the wave, first responders said. Three people drowned and 17 were taken to hospital in serious condition.

The emergency services said that they were afraid the toll would rise after the “uncommon” event.

Featured image credit: SABC News

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