Family of 5 burnt alive in Eastern Cape

2014-04-08 13:31
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Johannesburg - A family of five was burnt alive in an open bakkie at the weekend while visiting a homestead in Mambalweni, Ntabankulu, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Sunday around 20:00, Colonel Sibongile Soci said.

The family was in the area to pay respects at a family member's grave.

Soci said the same family was attacked in the same area in May 2013 and had their house burnt down. They then moved to a different village.

No arrests had been made, Soci said.

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