Battle for Cape Town drug turf: 9 killed in 3 weeks of 'urban terror'

2018-08-06 15:58

A fight between rival gangs over parks from where they want to control and sell drugs has resulted in nine murders in less than a month and 10 people being wounded in a Cape Town suburb at the heart of the intense gun battles.

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WATCH: Bloody scenes where Jerome 'Donkie' Booysen was shot

A video showing the bloody aftermath of the shooting during which the alleged leader of the Sexy Boys gang, Jerome 'Donkie' Booysen, was wounded has surfaced on social media. Watch.

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Shootings leave 5 dead in Texas, including 3 at nursing home

2018-07-28 11:36

Texas authorities say five people have been killed following separate shootings that included a nursing home in a Corpus Christi suburb.

Authorities say no link to terrorism in Toronto rampage

2018-07-25 05:18

Canadian investigators say there was no link to terrorism in the mass shooting that killed two people and wounded 13 as they continued to probe the life of the 29-year-old gunman for clues to what prompted the rampage that targeted diners at restaurants and cafes in a popular Toronto neighbourhood.

KZN taxi massacre death toll rises to 12

2018-07-24 15:44

Police say they are working hard to apprehend those behind a weekend taxi shooting that has claimed its twelfth victim.

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 2

2018-07-23 22:34

A young woman was killed and a young girl is in critical condition after a man with a handgun fired into restaurants and cafes in the popular Greektown area of Toronto.

WATCH: Fourteen victims in Toronto Greektown shooting - police

2018-07-23 12:53

Police say the suspected gunman and a woman are dead after a shooting in a popular Toronto neighbourhood, while 13 others were injured. Chief Mark Saunders says he's not speculating on a motive yet.

Police confirm 11 dead in alleged taxi violence shooting in KZN

2018-07-22 09:23

Eleven people have been confirmed dead in an ambush shooting on the R74 in KwaZulu-Natal, which is now being investigated as an incident of taxi violence, according to police.

Pregnant woman shot and injured in ongoing Bonteheuwel gang war

2018-07-18 17:18

Gang gunfire in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, has resulted in a pregnant woman becoming another casualty, as a turf war continues to keep locals on edge.

US man faces charges in two separate road rage highway shootings

2018-07-11 09:01

Rhode Island State Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection to two separate shootings spurred by road rage on local highways.

 

Progress in investigating political killings as Cele brings in new 'project plan'

2018-08-03 15:21

Minister of Police Bheki Cele has overhauled the task team involved in investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal, saying he was unhappy with their progress.

Nafiz Modack, Colin Booysen on high alert after 'Donkie' Booysen shot, wounded

2018-08-02 13:51

Legal representatives for suspected underworld figures Nafiz Modack and Colin Booysen say they are concerned that their clients' safety is being put in jeopardy by police who leave them exposed.

Man allegedly linked to 12 deaths in KZN taxi massacre appears in court

2018-07-25 13:26

Police have made a breakthrough, following this weekend's KwaZulu-Natal taxi shooting in Colenso and one man who is linked to the matter has appeared in the Durban Magistrate's Court.

Toronto shooter's neighbours knew nothing of mental illness

2018-07-24 22:10

Neighbours say Toronto gunman was always happy and smiling, but his family says Faisal Hussain's outward cheer hid a long battle with psychosis and depression.

Man killed in early morning drive-by shooting in Cape Town

2018-07-24 13:13

A 25-year-old man has been shot dead in his car and another was injured in a drive-by shooting in Epping, Cape Town, according to police.

WATCH: Woman killed and 13 others hurt in Toronto mass shooting

2018-07-23 15:27

One woman has died and 13 others have been shot in Toronto, after a gunman opened fire on members of the public in the Greektown area of the city on Sunday.

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WATCH: Footage shows bullet-riddled minibus taxi in which 11 people were killed

Eleven people died after a minibus taxi was ambushed on the R74 in KwaZulu-Natal - an incident police believe to be related to taxi violence. WATCH.

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Field ranger shot dead by poachers at Kruger National Park

2018-07-20 14:47

No arrests have been made after the 34-year-old ranger was killed following a shootout with poachers at the game reserve.

Armsta taxi association chairperson shot dead in Sandton

2018-07-13 08:21

The chairperson of the Alexandra, Randburg, Midrand and Sandton Taxi Association (Armsta) and a second member have been shot dead in Marlboro, Sandton.

Musina traffic officer arrested, gun confiscated after shooting at petrol station

2018-07-09 16:45

A Musina traffic officer's firearm has been confiscated after he allegedly shot and injured two people at a local petrol station.

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