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Advice will be given to staff at the murderous Somerset Hospital

Advice will be given to staff at the murderous Somerset Hospital

Deputy Health Minister Sibongiseni Dhlomo visited the new Somerset Hospital in Cape Town, where a police officer and two patients were shot dead last night.

Police closely monitor the entrance to Somerset Hospital. Photo: Lindsay Dentlinger/EWN.

CAPE TOWN — Deputy Health Minister Sibongiseni Dhlomo has visited the new Somerset Hospital in Cape Town, where a police officer and two patients were shot dead last night.

The 32-year-old Constable died of his injuries in hospital this morning.

He was shot with his own gun when a patient who was supposedly about to be discharged grabbed his gun and shot him.

The suspect also shot two other patients aged 42 and 48, they were pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer was taken to another hospital for treatment, where he later died.

Earlier, Western Cape Health MEC Momafrench Mbombo also visited the hospital and said counseling services will be made available to all staff who witnessed the incident.



Advice will be given to staff at the murderous Somerset Hospital

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