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Eleven taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 23, 2018 14:19

Eleven taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

Gunmen shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal. The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened fire. Kwa-Zulu Natal spokesman, Jay Naicker said there was a shooting at 8 p.m. and 11 people were killed and four seriously injured. Minibus taxis are the most popular form of transport in South Africa and violence is common by rival groups vying for dominance on profitable routes.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 23, 2018 14:19