Four people believed to be illegal miners
were found dead in Benoni early this morning.
ER24 paramedics attended to the scene where
four people were found dead and three other people were in a critical
It is alleged that two groups of illegal
miners got into a fight over mining when shots were fired.
Meanwhile police have already arrested five
people in connection with the shooting.
ER24 Spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said on
arrival ER24 paramedics and other services found people believed to be illegal
miners with gunshot wounds. Four people were assessed and declared dead. Three
people who were in a critical condition were treated and transported to a local
Bodasing continued to say while still on
scene providing medical support paramedics heard gunshots, a few moments later
they were informed of another shooting that have
Bodasing said members of the police have
escorted them to the site. Another person was assessed and declared dead on the
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