Enyobeni Tavern Deaths in Africa: Descriptive photos emerge

Deaths in the Enyobeni Tavern

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The scene in front of the Enyobeni Tavern.

Illustrative photos have surfaced showing victims of the deaths at Enyobeni taverns in South Africa.

The cause of death is not clear. According to widespread initial reports, up to 22 dead could be. However, The citizen later reported According to police, 17 people have been confirmed dead.

A man, Sisonke Mlamla, who shared photos, wrote on Twitter, “Bodies lie there as if they had suddenly fallen to the ground while dancing or in the middle of a conversation. Other bodies are slumped in chairs and lying over tables. #EastLondonDeath.” According to his Twitter page, he is the media and communications coordinator.

Eastern Cape Police Spokesman Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana said the cause of death was under investigation.

“The South African Police Service confirms that around 17 people have been found dead at a local taverna in Scenery Park in the East London area,” Kinana told Newzroom Afrika. according to The Citizen.

“We received this report in the early hours of Sunday morning [and] the circumstances of the incident are being investigated. We do not wish to speculate at this time as our investigation continues.”

Newzroom Africa tweeted“Police have confirmed that 17 people were found dead in a tavern in east London in the early hours of this morning.”

Here’s what you need to know:


Possible causes range from poison to a stampede

Due to the graphic nature of the photos, Heavy has chosen to only show photos that obscure the identities of the victims (see above).

According to Dispatch LiveParents are demanding access to the victims’ bodies but police won’t let them inside the east London tavern.

A video was shared on Twitter intended to show the interior of the facility before the deaths.

The tavern is located in Scenery Park. According to the news site, the cause of death isn’t clear, but speculation ranges from poison to a stampede. According to Dispatch Live, “any visible injuries are absent,” and some don’t believe the way the bodies are positioned lends itself to the Stampede theory.

According to this news site, bodies “laid bizarrely, as if they had suddenly fallen to the floor while dancing or in the middle of a conversation, some seemingly in the social circles with which they engaged. Other bodies are slumped in chairs and lying across tables.”

A report on Facebook claimed the victims were teenagers.


Enyobeni is a bar known for entertainment and low prices, according to the Facebook page

Sowetan Live reports that police were alerted to the tragedy in the early hours of Sunday 26 January 2022 when they began receiving frantic messages about the venue.


22 people have been found dead at the Enyobeni tavern in east LondonPolice have confirmed that 22 people were found dead at the Enyobeni tavern in east London in the early hours of this morning. Eastern Cape Police Spokesman Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana has the details. #Newzroom405 Tune in to Newzroom Africa DSTV Channel 405 for more details.2022-06-26T06:18:52Z

The venue’s Facebook page says it is located in East London, South Africa. “ENYOBENI IS A SCENERY PARK BAR KNOWN FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND LOW PRICES,” the site reads.

The bar’s last post was on June 23, when she wrote: “🚨Warning 🚨Don’t waste your time looking for Vibes, it will be lit up at @EnyobeniSceneryPark this weekend🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 ungaphoswa we will.” Cish&Spha celebrate birthday.”

On Twitter, many commenters asked questions about the tavern’s owner as the scene outside grew.

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