3 Die in taxi related shooting, Nyanga

South African Police Service

3 Die in taxi related shooting, Nyanga
3 Die in taxi related shooting, Nyanga

A taxi driver and his assistant were shot dead in Lusaka, Nyanga on the morning of 6 July 2020, as they arrived in the area from the Eastern Cape. It is alleged that at 5:00 on Monday morning unknown suspects fired several shots at the taxi killing both occupants.

In another taxi related incident, on the corner of Sheffield and New Isleben Roads also in Nyanga, taxi drivers in a Quantum vehicle came under fire from unknown suspects just after 5:00 on Monday, 6 July 2020.

A 24-year-old taxi driver died on the scene while two others sustained serious injuries and were taken to a medical facility.

Meanwhile on Friday evening, 3 July 2020, three taxi drivers aged 25, 27 and 33 were shot dead in Phillipi East by unknown assailants. Two other men 28 and 38 were wounded during the shooting.

All the shooting incidents are investigated by the Organised Crime Taxi Investigation Team. Anyone with information on the incidents is urged to contact Lt Col Tarentaal on 079 894 1379.

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