'No one can stop angry residents of Zandspruit' - ward councillor after 4 people killed by mob

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Four bodies lying in soccer filed after being killed by a mob in Zandspruit
Four bodies lying in soccer filed after being killed by a mob in Zandspruit
Ntwaagae Seleka

"We are not remorseful. They all deserved to die. We have had enough."

These are the words of a hawker after nine young men were taken from their homes, assaulted, doused with fuel and paraffin, and torched.

Four died on the scene, while five others, who are critically wounded, were taken to hospital.

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