Indiscriminate firing at a birthday party in South Africa, 8 dead, no clue of attackers1 min read
Johannesburg. Eight people have been killed and three others injured in a horrific mass shooting in the Gkebera area of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Two gunmen entered a house and opened fire indiscriminately on Sunday night in the suburb of Kwajakhele, police said. Seven people were initially killed and four others were injured in this mass shooting. One of the injured later died in the hospital.
Police told that this incident happened when a person was celebrating his birthday. The attackers entered the house and started firing on the guests. Police said that the owner of the house is also among those who died. Police spokesperson Priscilla Naidu said preliminary investigations at this stage revealed that the two gunmen entered the house and started firing at the guests. He said that the activities that took place at that time in the vicinity of this attack are being investigated. No arrests have been made so far and the motive of the attack is yet to be ascertained.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 30, 2023, 10:56 IST