Police have launched a manhunt after six men were gunned down at Umlazi, south of Durban.
It is alleged that the victims – a group of men aged between 22 and 25 years old were inside a house at an informal settlement in N Section, Umlazi when the incident happened.
Police spokesperson Jay Naicker says they were attacked by approximately seven men armed with pistols.
Police are appealing to anyone with information to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
“It is alleged that at, a group of men aged between 22 and 25 years old, were seated in a house at an informal settlement in N Section, Umlazi when they were attacked by approximately seven men who were armed with pistols. Six of the occupants were killed in the attack and two men who were found injured near the scene of the attack were conveyed to local hospitals to receive medical attention. Detectives from the Provincial Task Team are investigating six counts of murder and two of attempted murder.”
Increase in murder and attempted murder: Cele