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Daily IOL Radio News Bulletin - March 7

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Published Mar 7, 2022


Cape Town - As you kick start your day, Nokuthula Khwela brings you the country’s biggest stories.

In our top stories:

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South Africa is hit by another celebrity death - DJ Dimplez.

His family confirmed the news on Sunday evening.

The family stated Dj Dimplez, real name Boitumelo Athiel Mooi, died from a brain haemorrhage.

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The news of the Yaya hitmaker’s death comes nearly two weeks after Riky Rick’s death.

A gang of armed men ambushed worshippers at a mosque in Kabokweni, Mpumalanga.

The suspects are alleged to have made off with a vehicle and personal belongings of worshippers.

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Provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said the mosque was robbed on Friday afternoon.

Fridays are holy days for Muslims who celebrate Jumuah.

Mohlala said 15 heavily armed suspects in a white Toyota Quantum stormed the mosque after 1pm.

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It is believed that about 20 worshippers were held at gunpoint while they were being robbed of their personal belongings.

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.

No arrests have been made yet.

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