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2 Golden Arrow buses attacked in Gugulethu and Nyanga

Two Golden Arrow buses have fallen prey to gunfire in Gugulethu and Nyanga.

The shootings happened early Sunday morning.

No one was injured during the attacks and arrests have yet to be made.

The latest incident follows days of attacks at the ailing bus service, On Thursday, two buses were torched at the Blackheath Bus Depot.

On Friday a bus was travelling along Govan Mbeki Drive near Philippi when two gunmen posing as passengers robbed the driver and fled with cash.

Sunday morning suspects opened fire on two more buses.

“Cases of attempted murder are being investigated by Nyanga and Gugulethu police. Gunshots were fired at a bus in Gugulethu and in another incident at a bus in Nyanga bus terminals. Our report indicates that no one sustained any injuries” said The Police’s Joseph Swartbooi.

Authorities have called on those who may have information to step forward.


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Nokuzola Mlengana

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