Lerato Kganyago is heartbroken following the death of 20 children.

Police minister Bheki Cele announced the passing of 20 minor between the age of 13 and 17 in an East London nightclub, the Enyobeni tavern, on Sunday.

While the cause of the deaths is under investigation, there has been speculation patrons were either exposed to some form of poison or an incident resulted in a large number being injured and killed in a stampede.

Taking to Instagram, Lerato expressed her sadness following the reports.

In the post, the media personality spoke of how East London was special to her and how the news affected her.

“To the mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, friends and everyone who has been directly touched by this tragedy, my deepest condolences. East London holds a special place in my heart. I have met many incredible and inspiring young people from eMonti. I’m truly heartbroken by what happened. Ndi lilisana nani bazali base Monti. Tutwini,” she wrote.

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