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KwaMashu shootings leave four dead over the weekend

Published May 16, 2022

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Durban - Two men who were allegedly stealing cables at the Duff’s Roads train station on Saturday morning were shot dead.

The incident took place at around 8.30am.

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It is alleged that the men aged 28 and 31 were found dead on the railway tracks.

The 28-year-old was was found lying on the railway track with a single gunshot wound to the head.

The 31-year-old who also sustained a gunshot wound to the head was found 300 metres away.

Police found digging equipment, spades, picks, choppers and hacksaws in recently opened trenches as well as several cut-off cables at the scene.

In a separate shooting incident, also in KwaMashu on Sunday night, two men were gunned down in Ndabuko Road.

It is alleged a 38-year-old was found slumped on the rear passenger seat with multiple gunshot wounds.

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About 100 metres away, a 21-year-old was found lying on the road with two gunshot wounds to the head and a gunshot wound to the back.

According to witnesses it is alleged they were waiting for driver of the car when they were approached by two armed men.

The 21-year-old allegedly tried to flee but the suspects chased after him.

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The suspects are alleged to have fled the scene.

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