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POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT AFTER SIX MEN WERE GUNNED DOWN AT UMLAZI
2022/03/15      |  Written By:  Brigadier J Naicker   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 14 March 2022 – Detectives from the Provincial Task Team have launched a manhunt for the killers of six men who were gunned down at Umlazi earlier today. It is alleged that at 13:00, a group of men aged between 22 and 25 years old, were seated in a house at an informal settlement in N Section, Umlazi when they were attacked by approximately seven men who were armed with pistols.

Six of the occupants were killed in the attack and two men who found injured near the scene of the attack were conveyed to local hospitals to receive medical attention. Detectives from the Provincial Task Team are investigating six counts of a murder and two of attempted murder. We are appealing to anyone who may have information that can assist in the investigation to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or utilise the MYSAPS app.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has condemned the incident and pledged that police will leave no stone unturned to ensure that ruthless killers are brought to book.