Two killed six injured in shootout in Soweto


Two people were killed and six others seriously wounded in a shootout in Soweto on Friday night which police suspect could be linked to the deaths of three taxi bosses earlier in the week.

Police spokesman Kay Makhubele said that a security guard and a bystander were killed in the crossfire.

Two of the six people wounded in the shootout were taxi owners.


“We can’t rule out taxi violence‚” Makhubele said‚ adding that a dispute over routes might be behind the shootings. .

He said no arrests had been made yet.

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