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Massacre near Ezakheni leaves 6 dead and 4 injured

The motive behind the killing is unknown at this stage

A manhunt was launched by police after six people were shot and killed in the Entshele area, past Ezakheni, and four others left injured.

It is believed that 12 people were travelling in a bakkie along Helpmekaar Road on Monday (June 17) when another vehicle approached and its occupants opened fire on the bakkie.

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Six females – aged 37, two 17-year-olds, a 15-year-old and two girls aged five and two – were declared dead at the scene.

Read the full story in this week’s edition of the Ladysmith Gazette. 

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