There is still no clear indication of what was behind the weekend shootings directed by pub patrons in Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg.
Four people died after two gunmen opened fire at patrons at the Samukelisiwe Tavern in Sweetwaters, Pietermaritzburg on Saturday, and 17 died on the same day after being shot by unknown people targeting pubs. in Johannesburg.
Although Institute for Security Studies (ISS) senior researcher Johan Burger said it was too early to categorize the shots as acts of terrorism, he acknowledged that the attacks were “unusual”.
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