Glebelands Hostel
Glebelands Hostel

Gun battle at Glebelands hostel

By Viasen Soobramoney Time of article published May 25, 2015

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Durban - Police in Durban are locked in a gun battle at Durban's notorious Glebelands hostel in Umlazi.

Police responded to a shooting incident. When they arrived at the hostel they were fired at and prevented from entering the hostel. 

According to police spokesperson Jay Naicker, police managed to gain entry to the hostel and are currently searching for the shooters. 

Nearby residents say they can still hear random gunfire coming from the hostel.

The hostel has been rocked by a spate of violence recently amid allegations that there is a warlord running the hostel and terrorizing residents.

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