KZN fisherman shot

Crime & Courts

KwaZulu-Natal - A fisherman was attacked and shot by two men on the beach at Winkelspruit, Amanzimtoti, on Sunday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

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An elderly farmer from Mpumalanga is recovering in hospital after he was attacked and shot three times on his farm. File photo.

“The motive of the attack is unknown at this stage. Amanzimtoti police are investigating a case of attempted murder and no arrest has been made at this stage,” Colonel Jay Naicker said.

Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said the 50-year-old man was fighting for his life after he was shot several times.

“Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man lying on the beach sand in a critical condition,” Botha said.

He was taken to Nkosi Albert Luthuli hospital. - Sapa

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