Gunmen kill 6 siblings in KZN

2013-03-09 15:30
AK-47. (Picture: AFP)

AK-47. (Picture: AFP)

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Durban - Six siblings were killed by armed intruders with AK-47 rifles while sleeping in their home in Muden near Greytown on Saturday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

"The incident happened at around 3am [03:00]. The men opened fire and killed six of them, including three teenagers," said spokesperson Colonel Vincent Mdunge.

Another three youngsters - a teenager and two children - survived the attack.

An adult, who was sleeping in the next rondavel, also escaped unharmed.

"The motive for the attack is unknown. The provincial commissioner has assembled a team to hunt down the five suspects," said Mdunge.
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