5 taxi drivers injured in Pretoria CBD shooting

2018-07-05 12:02

Five minibus taxi drivers have been shot and wounded in the Pretoria CBD in the ongoing battle over taxi routes, Gauteng police said on Thursday.

The incident happened on the corner of Madiba and Sisulu streets at 06:30 on Thursday, police spokesperson Colonel Noxolo Kweza said. 

READ: Bloody weekend as 10 people killed in Cape Town taxi violence

Kweza said the taxi feud was between the Menlyn and Mamelodi associations. Two taxis had been burnt in retaliation, she said.

The five injured drivers were taken to hospital for treatment. Police officers were monitoring the situation and no arrests had been made, Kweza said.   

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