- A pastor drowned in the waters he was going to baptize members of his church is
- The incident occurred at the Blood River Village in South Africa
A pastor in South Africa recently drowned in the very waters he was going to baptize members of his congregation in after being swept away by the current in the river.
According to popular reports, the incident occurred on Sunday, February 5th, during a baptismal service that was being held at the Blood River Village in Sheshego near Polokwane, South Africa.
Reports have it that the pastor entered the reportedly flooded waters of the Blood River and was swept away by the river's strong current.
Church members standing on the river's banks watched in shock as their pastor was helplessly swept away without being able to do anything about the situation.
Authorities were quickly notified and responded to the incident, and a search was launched. The pastor's remains were later recovered in the river by emergency divers.
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