Soldier allegedly kills 2, injures 2 in KZN

2017-01-31 18:31
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Pretoria – A South African National Defence Force (SANDF) member allegedly killed two women and severely injured a police officer and another woman in a shooting in Ntuzuma, KwaZulu-Natal.

A SANDF tactical response team has been dispatched to assist the police after the soldier fled the scene.

In a statement, the SANDF said the man shot his girlfriend and two other women with a military assault rifle.

A police officer was also shot after he was apparently dispatched to the scene, the SANDF said.

SANDF spokesperson Brigadier General Mafi Mgobozi said the police had been unable to find the suspect.

The motive behind the incident is not yet known.

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