Nine killed in separate shootings in two provinces of South Africa
Police are on the hunt for suspects after nine people were fatally shot in separate shooting incidents in two provinces of South Africa on Saturday night, police said on Sunday.
The latest slew of shootings come on the heels of an uptick in violent deaths in a country with one of the world’s highest murder rates.
It was not yet clear whether the suspects in the Alexandra shooting were in the same group that carried out all the killings.
Around 20,000 people are murdered in South Africa every year out of a population of about 60 million.