Claridge, South Africa – 17-year-old Yunus Pillay died in an accident while felling trees on a plantation in South Africa.
According to a report, Pillay was working to pay off debt owed by his mother. A witness stated, when Yunus cut a tree, the tree fell and he slipped and fell backwards. The chainsaw in his hand struck him in the chest.
Yunus was loaded into a van by co-workers and rushed to Northdale Hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Post-mortem results showed that he bleed to death because the chainsaw hit his collar bone and severed the artery to his heart.