UPDATE: More bodies recovered from Vaal river

Five people are believed to have drowned in an incident on the Vaal River on Saturday. The police's search operation is still underway. Courtesy of #DStv403

MIDVAAL - More bodies have been recovered from the Vaal River after a boat with seven on board capsized on Saturday.

All seven passengers have now been accounted for, with five fatalities confirmed.

They were on a boat that began taking on water before it capsized.

Police, together with the South African Marine Safety Authority will investigate.

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In a separate incident, a 41-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were seriously injured in a collision between a Jetski and a speedboat.

It is reported the jet ski rider lost control of his vehicle at the Vaal Marina in Midvaal.

Both needed Advanced Life Support and were airlifted to hospital.

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