2018-07-21 22:38:27 - 11 months ago -

BREAKING NEWS: Multiple Fatalities in Taxi Shooting on R74 - SAPS and Crime Scene Experts on-scene...

KwaZulu Natal Police has confirmed multiple fatalities in a Taxi shooting on the R74 between Colenso & Weenen on Saturday evening.

SAPS spokesperson, Brigadier Jay Naicker, says crime scene experts are still there and will only be able to confirm

the exact number of fatalities after they have completed their work.

It's alleged that gunmen jumped out of the bushes and opened fire on the taxi. The passengers are believed to be from a Gauteng association and were heading back after attending a funeral of a member in Matimatolo.

Unconfirmed reports indicate as many as 11 fatalities. Provincial task team is investigating. This is a developing story and updates will follow.


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