BREAKING: 13 Taxi Drivers Were Ambushed And Gunned Down In KZN

PICTURE: South African Magazine

LADYSMITH: More than 11 people have been killed in an ambush shooting along the R74, between Colenso/ Weenen.

The taxi drivers were travelling on their way back from a funeral in Amatimatolo. 

According to police in Colenso, the 11 people travelling in the taxi, were coming from a funeral in Amatimatolo, where a taxi owner was buried after he was shot in Gauteng. 

SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said, “crime scene experts are still there and will only be able to confirm the number of deaths after they have completed their work. Gunmen jumped out of the bush and opened fire on the taxi. The provincial task team is investigating.”