Up to 20 people died in mysterious circumstances in a nightclub, The Sun reported.

Early this morning emergency services were called to the Enyobeni nightclub in East London.

They found bodies on tables and chairs. At least 20 people have been reported dead so far.

Two people are in extremely serious condition.

Authorities, who have been alerted by the public to the Scenery Park incident, are investigating the deaths.

Brigadier General Tembinkoshi Kinana said the circumstances under which they died are "being investigated."

He added that it is too early to determine the cause of death of 18- to 20-year-olds.