The Ladysmith community is reeling in shock after unknown gunmen opened fire on a vehicle on Thursday afternoon, reports Ladysmith Gazette.
It is alleged that a senior member of the Klipriver Taxi Association and one of his bodyguards died at the scene. Two others are in a critical condition and were rushed to hospital.
It is also alleged that AK-47s were used in the drive-by shooting.
Police are investigating.