Armed suspects kill Two people, injure three in Mpumalanga

2015-05-05 09:58

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A GROUP of gun-wielding suspects shot two people dead and left three others critically injured in their Mpumalanga home on Saturday.

According to police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane, just after 7 pm on Saturday, five people were in their home in the San­kontshe area in Mpumalanga when they were ambushed.

Those who died were identified as Nompumelelo Mkhize (23) and Thembinkosi Ndlovu (25). The wounded people were taken to hospital for treatment.

“Two counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder were opened at Mpumalanga police station for further investigation. The motive for the shooting is still unknown,” Zwane said. — Witness Reporter

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