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Taxi Driver Killed, 3 Teachers Wounded In Wartburg Shooting

Police are on the scene of a shooting in Wartburg that’s claimed the life of a bus driver and has left three teachers wounded.

It’s understood that gunmen opened fire on a taxi transporting staff members to Masijabule High on Tuesday morning.

The driver was killed in the attack, while the wounded teachers were in a critical condition.

The police’s Thembeka Mbhele: “A taxi transporting school teachers was shot at in Wartburg. They were shot by unknown suspects. Three of the teachers aged between 40 and 53 sustained gunshot wounds while the 35-year-old driver was shot and declared dead at the scene. The driver sustained wounds to the upper body. The circumstances are still being investigated.”

EWN