Emotional farewell for ‘brave’ police diver who drowned in S.African floods

ETHEKWINI, South Africa, April 25 (Reuters) – “Brave and fearless” is how colleagues remember South African police diver Busisiwe Mjwara, who drowned a week ago while searching for flood victims during one of the country’s worst natural disasters in living memory.Torrential rains on April 11-12 triggered a deluge of muddy destruction that claimed around 435 lives and displaced thousands of people as homes and roads were swept away in widespread damage initially estimated at 10 billion rand ($639.6 million). read more Part of multiple, challenging search and rescue operations, Sergeant Mjwara, a 42-year-old mother of two, was pulled from the swollen Msunduzi River …
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