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Emergency services leave South Africa fire scene. Now comes the grisly task of identifying bodies


JOHANNESBURG — Emergency services teams have left the scene of one of South Africa’s deadliest inner-city fires and pathologists faced the grisly task Friday of identifying dozens of charred bodies and some body parts that have been transported to several mortuaries across the city of Johannesburg. That will establish whether the death toll of 74 rises following Thursday’s predawn blaze …

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