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Police Launch Manhunt For Gunmen Following Double Homicide In Germiston Amid Taxi Strike

Reports indicate that the victims were inside their car when they were attacked. At this stage, the motive for the killings cannot be definitively confirmed, though it is suspected to be connected to taxi violence.

Police in Germiston have initiated a manhunt for unidentified gunmen who fatally shot two individuals on Thursday.

The victims were targeted while seated inside their vehicle. According to police spokesperson Mavela Masondo, the motive behind the shooting remains uncertain, but there is a possibility that it may be linked to taxi-related conflicts.

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Reports indicate that the victims were inside their car when they were attacked. At this stage, the motive for the killings cannot be definitively confirmed, though it is suspected to be connected to taxi violence. Masondo added that both deceased individuals were believed to be affiliated with the local taxi association.

These tragic shootings occurred amidst widespread disruption for thousands of commuters in Germiston, Katlehong, Tembisa, and other areas. Taxi operators initiated a work stoppage in response to the government’s decision to deploy buses on the taxi routes.

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The incident highlights the ongoing challenges and tensions within the taxi industry, which plays a crucial role in providing transportation for many South Africans. The police are actively investigating the case and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

As the investigation unfolds, it is hoped that the authorities will swiftly apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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