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South Africa police speak 15 killed inside bar shooting inside Soweto

South Africa police speak 15 killed inside bar shooting inside Soweto

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A pile shooting at a tavern inside Johannesburg's Soweto township has killed 15 people accompanied by every one one other accompanied by left-hand others inside critical condition, according to police.

Police speak they are investigating reports that a category of men arrived inside a minibus taxi accompanied by every one one other accompanied by opened blaze on some of the patrons at the bar inside a short hour dated following midnight Sunday.

Those injured have been taken to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.

The number of cartridges found on the scene indicates that a category of people opened blaze inside the bar, said Gauteng province police commissioner Lt. Gen. Elias Mawela.

"The main investigation suggests that these people were enjoying themselves here, inside a licensed tavern operating within the fair hours," Mawela told The Associated Press.

"All of a sudden they heard some gunshots, that is when people tried to sprint not here of the tavern. We don't have the filled details at the little while of what is the motive, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by why they were targeting these people," he said.

"You tin see that a high caliber firearm was used accompanied by every one one other accompanied by it was shooting randomly. You tin see that every one one one of those people were struggling to obtain not here of the tavern," Mawela told The Associated Press.

The area where the shooting took place was extremely dark, making it harder to find people who could identify the suspects, he said.

Rifles accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a 9 mm pistol were used inside the attack, said national police spokeswoman Col. Dimakatso Sello.

In a separate incident, quartet people were report deceased by unknown gunmen at a tavern inside Sweetwaters township inside the coastal city of Pietermaritzburg on Saturday night.

According to the police, place of set of two men entered the tavern accompanied by every one one other accompanied by randomly opened blaze on the patrons, killing place of set of two people on the scene while place of set of two others were confirmed deceased at the hospital. Police said 8 other people are receiving behaviour towards inside a hospital. The deceased were aged inside the centre of 30 accompanied by every one one other accompanied by 45 accompanied by every one one other accompanied by police are investigating charges of murder accompanied by every one one other accompanied by attempted murder, police said.

"The team will exist employed around the timepiece to track down accompanied by every one one other accompanied by convey to book those inside ask in remittance of for this shooting", said Kwazulu-Natal police commissioner Gen. Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi.

The bar shootings go nearer place of set of two weeks following 21 teenagers were found deceased inside a tavern inside the city of East London. The spring of those deaths has not yet been announced by authorities, nevertheless the teens were not report nor crushed inside a stampede, according to officials.

South Africa police speak 15 killed inside bar shooting inside Soweto

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