Two Eastern Cape men slain

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (Diego Grez)

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (Diego Grez)

An uncle and his nephew were shot dead in their home near Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

Police spokesman Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said the 61-year-old man and his 31-year-old nephew were confronted by four men in their home on Tuesday afternoon.

“It is reported that the four unknown men arrived at the deceased’s home looking for the 31-year-old. They shot and killed the two men,” said Fatyela.

He said the motive for the killings was not known.

Police found several 9mm pistol cartridges, and a case of murder was opened.

No arrest had yet been made.

– Sapa


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