A mother and her daughter have died following the collapse of their house roof.

DURBAN – Early this Friday morning the roof of a mother and her one year old daughter’s home collapsed.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause.

Emergency services spokesperson have released this comment.

“The roof of a formal dwelling collapsed on a mother, aged 37, as well as her daughter, aged about one. Tragically both victims were found to have sustained fatal injuries as a result of the roof collapse.”