10 PEOPLE DEAD IN LADYSMITH SHOOTING, CAR CRASH

10 PEOPLE DEAD IN LADYSMITH SHOOTING, CAR CRASH

A vehicle was ambushed and then lost control, crashing into an oncoming vehicle believed to be carrying teachers and pupils

JOHANNESBURG – At least 10 people are dead after a shooting and a subsequent crash in Ladysmith.

Police say a member of Klip River Taxi Association was travelling on the N11 in the Matiwaneskop area at around 7am on Tuesday morning when a group of armed men ambushed him and four of his security guards.

The vehicle then lost control, crashing into an oncoming vehicle believed to be carrying teachers and pupils.

The police’s colonel Thembeka Mbhele says: “At the moment, all the five in the bakkie have died and also we’re informed that five people in the kombi also died and others were seriously injured and rushed to the hospital.

“As we’re talking now the police are still at the crime scene, and the motive is unknown and police will investigate.”

Lebogang Moeketsi / EWN

Facebook Comments

About author

Nigerians in South Africa
Nigerians in South Africa 1725 posts

We are about democracy, human rights, public opinion, political behavior, civil rights and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.

You might also like

THE AFRICA INVESTMENT REPORT 2017

This year’s Africa Investment Report comes at a time of flux, both in Africa and globally. Our findings reflect some of this uncertainty while also demonstrating that investors are finding

Politics 0 Comments

Hungary To Detain Asylum Seekers in Containers.

Hungary has announced to detain all asylum seekers in shipping containers near the border with Serbia. The country claim the measure is necessary to secure the EU’s borders and deter

Health 0 Comments

UKZN INTRODUCES OF FIRST COHORT COMPLETING THE DIPLOMA IN FAMILY MEDICINE

UKZN proudly introduces the first cohort of Medical doctors in primary care to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine. The PGDip family medicine is a new program to

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply