Update on 8 killed in Gqeberha mass shooting

South Africa. 8 killed in Gqeberha mass shooting

Lwando Nomoyi about mass shooting in Gqeberha.

A large-scale police investigation has not resulted in arrests yet after yesterday’s mass murder in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape. The death toll in the mass shooting has risen to eight.

The shooting spree by two gunmen initially left seven people dead at the scene, with the eighth person succumbing in hospital. Three other people were wounded in the incident.

The victims were attending a birthday party at a house in Kwazahele when the gunmen struck. Minister of Police Bheki Cele and national police commissioner General Frannie Masemola are expected to visit the crime scene later today.

SABC News reporter Lwando Nomoyi and video journalist Mcebisi Slengile are at the scene.

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