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‘Another Marikana’ hits SA

By Faeza
07 July 2015

Dubbed by onlookers as “another edition of Marikana”, striking Willowton Logistics employees had to watch four of their colleagues shot and murdered by unknown gunmen in Mountain Rise, Kwazulu-Natal on Monday.

May ­Mofokeng, 45, and Alfred Malinga, 32, were shot dead and while their colleagues - Themba Mvelase, 50, and Christian Masisi, 45, both remained critical after suffering gunshot wounds.

This occurred when several gunmen randomly attacked eight men sleeping in their vehicles on a field near the Mountain Rise police station.

The men who witnessed the incident form part of a group of 20 truck drivers protesting outside, Willowton Logistics offices on Ohrtmann Road for the last few weeks.