Eight dead in South Africa gunfights

  • At least eight people were shot dead on Wednesday during two gunfights in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. At least three people were shot dead and three others were injured in a gunfight at a taxi rank in Durban CBD. In another gunfight in KwaMashu, 20 km north to Durban, at least five people were killed in a hostel. Three people in the room died instantly and one died whilst receiving medical attention. The body of another victim was found lying outside the hostel, taking the toll to five. (Source: IANS)