Three killed in Soweto fight

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (Diego Grez)

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (Diego Grez)

Three people have been killed in a fight in an area informally referred to as “Dumping Place” on the border of Kliptown and Eldorado Park in Soweto, Gauteng police said on Monday.

“Last night [Sunday] there was violence started at a place called Dumping Place, being the shacks there,” Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

A group of people had a fight with one another, and during the fight three people were killed, and another injured who later had to be taken to hospital.

“The motive of the fight is unknown,” Makhubela said.

“We have no arrests yet but we are busy monitoring the situation.”

Police were contacted around 10pm on Sunday night.

On Monday, police were notified around noon of another fight in the area and were currently deployed in the area.

– Sapa


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