Two people have been shot dead and seven others injured after unknown suspects opened fire on patrons sitting outside a pub in Garankuwa, north of Pretoria.
The reason for the attack is not known at this stage.
Police spokesman Dimakatso Sello says officers are investigating two murders and seven attempted murders.
“The motive for the shooting is unknown at this stage and police will be investigating two murders and seven attempted murders.” Anyone who may have information about the incident or the suspects is urged to come forward to the nearest police station or the Crime Stop Hotline on 08600 10111 and anonymous tips can also be reported via MySapsapp. All information received will be treated as strictly confidential.”
The shooting follows numerous similar incidents in the past the country in shock.
Last week, the presidency urged communities in Johannesburg to cooperate with the police as investigations continue into a deadly pub shooting that killed at least 16 people in Orlando, Soweto.
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In other incidents, four people also died in Pietermaritzburg and two in Katlehong under similar circumstances.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesperson Vincent Magwenya said: “We call on security agencies and members of the community to work together to urgently bring those behind the attacks to account and tackle this spate of violent crimes.”
Two killed and seven injured in shooting at Garankuwa pub – SABC News
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