Girl, 15, 'shot by cops'

2010-09-14 10:30

Welkom - A 15-year-old girl was shot and killed, allegedly by police at Allanridge near Welkom, Free State police said on Tuesday.

The girl was shot shortly before 11:00 in the Nyakallong township on Monday, Captain Steven Takeng said.

"We cannot reveal the details of the shooting at this stage as they are being investigated by the Independent Complaints Directorate."

The teenager was declared dead on the scene.

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