21 arrested following KZN shooting

Police on the scene in Stanger, KZN this morning. Pic: North Coast Courier.

KwaZulu-Natal police said 21 people have been arrested in Stanger this morning following a shoot-out last night.

No one was injured during the incident, North Coast Courier reported.

Police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said 15 firearms were at the scene on Warren Road, in Stanger.

Firearms including as AK-47s, semi-auto rifles, 9mm pistols and ammunition were found.

Zwane confirmed the shooting was related to the ongoing taxi violence in the area.

The Hawks, KwaDukuza police, Kranskop police, the K9 Unit and ORS Durban Harbour Tactical Response Team all responded to the shooting.

The latest shooting took place a few streets away from Primrose Street, where a convoy of Maphumulo Taxi Association owners and security guards were ambushed, and three people died on January 14.

Maphumulo Taxi Association members are believed to regularly meet at a house on Warren Road.

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– Caxton News Service

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