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Shooting Incident In Nelspruit, Leaves Two Brothers Dead And Two Injured

The other two victims, a 35-year-old female who was shot in the thigh, and a 29-year-old male who was shot in the upper body, were immediately rushed to the hospital. They are currently receiving medical attention.

Last night, a tragic shooting incident occurred in a liquor outlet in Mantangaleni trust, Calcutta, Nelspruit. Two brothers, aged 25 and 30, lost their lives due to gunshot wounds, while a 35-year-old female and a 29-year-old male are currently fighting for their lives in the hospital.

The incident took place on Friday, February 23, 2024, at approximately 23:40. According to reports, unknown suspects approached the victims and opened fire. It is alleged that the suspects also took a firearm from one of the deceased.

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Upon the arrival of the police, the first victim was found next to the rear right wheel of his vehicle, while his brother was discovered a few meters away. Both brothers had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and were declared dead at the scene by medical personnel.

The other two victims, a 35-year-old female who was shot in the thigh, and a 29-year-old male who was shot in the upper body, were immediately rushed to the hospital. They are currently receiving medical attention.

Authorities discovered twelve 9mm empty cartridge cases and one projectile at the scene, indicating the intensity of the attack. The police have launched an investigation and are urging anyone with information about the suspects to come forward.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Calcutta Detective Branch Commander Lieutenant Colonel Sikhumbuzo Ceko at 082 922 9902 or call the Crime Stop number at 08600 10111. Alternatively, you can reach out to the police via MYSPSAPP. All information will be treated as confidential, and callers have the option to remain anonymous.

Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela, the Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, has strongly condemned the attack and assured the public that the police will work tirelessly to bring the perpetrators 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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