Men killed on busy Cape Town street

2014-05-22 08:55
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - Two men were killed and one was wounded by unknown suspects on Wednesday in Steenberg, Cape Town, Western Cape police said.

The shooting took place around 17:30 at the corner of Prince George Drive and Military Road in Steenberg, Lieutenant Colonel André Traut said.

Two suspects fled on foot and were still at large.

Traut believed the victims were in their twenties. The wounded man was taken to a nearby hospital.
The motive was unclear.

The Cape Times reported that the shootings were part of the ongoing taxi violence in the area that has already left seven others dead.

Earlier on Wednesday, a taxi driver died after being shot at. Police later found the body of the suspected shooter.
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