Six killed in Khayelitsha

Six people were killed in another mass killing that took place in Khayelitsha on Sunday evening.

According to the Western Cape's police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa, officers were called to a scene on the corner of Maphongwana and Idada Avenues in Site C shortly after 20:00.

Five yet to be identified man were killed on site whilst the sixth person had been taken to the hospital before he died on arrival.

"Organised crime detectives are hard at work, busy with an investigation which was initiated immediately. Details of the deceased persons are currently being determined," Potelwa added.

This incident will be the third mass killing in the area since March 2022. Five people were shot dead in Endlovini informal settlement, then a few days later, six others were killed in Enkanini informal settlement.

by Everngelista Muza


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