Four in hospital after deadly party in South Africa

Four in hospital after deadly party in South Africa

Four people in South Africa's East London town are in critical condition after attending a party that turned tragic. The Eastern Cape Premier's office tells CNN that the four remain in hospital and authorities are waiting to question them.

Five bodies are still unidentified after Sunday morning's incident, which left 22 young people dead, East Cape Premier's Spokesperson Khuselwa Rantjie told

Investigations continue to take place into the cause of the death of the minors, the youngest of whom was only 13 years old.

Rantjie says the owner of the bar has not been arrested, but the province's Liquor Board will shut it down Monday to allow for investigations to be completed.

South African Police said Sunday it is deploying'maximum resources' to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the teenagers at the tavern.

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his condolences to the families of the victims. While the President waits for more information on the incident, his thoughts are with the families who lost children as well as families who are waiting for confirmation of how their children may have been affected, according to a statement from the presidency. The President expects the law to take its course after investigations into the tragedy, according to the statement.