Taxi driver, passenger shot and killed in Ladysmith

Taxi driver, passenger shot and killed in Ladysmith

A search is underway for the assailants behind the double murder of a taxi driver and a passenger in Ladysmith.

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The man and woman were shot on the N11 near the Road Traffic Inspectorate's offices on Saturday evening. 

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It's suspected the attack could be linked to local taxi violence.


"Police in Ladysmith are investigating a case of murder,” says provincial police spokesperson Thenjiswa Ngcobo.

“A 43-year-old man was travelling with a 69-year-old passenger when their vehicle was shot at. Those occupants were declared dead at the scene."   

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