Mthatha - A 30-year-old woman was shot dead by two men in Dalasile, Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

She was shot on Tuesday evening and sustained multiple wounds to her upper body, said Lt-Col Mzukisi Fatyela.

“One of the men wore a balaclava, indicating that he might be known by the woman or residents.”

The motive for the killing was unknown. A murder case was opened and police were investigating. - Sapa