An eThekwini councilor competitor was shot dead in Durban on Friday night, while a second individual who was with him was additionally killed.
ANC councillor candidate in the eThekwini municipality was shot dead on Friday. Stock image."/>
Two others were harmed and taken to emergency clinic.
ANC representative Nhlakanipho Ntombela affirmed the episode.
"Indeed, we can affirm ANC applicant friend Siyabonga Mkhize has been shot dead. We actually don't know yet the subtleties with regards to what occurred," he said.
SAPS KwaZulu-Natal representative Col Thembeka Mbele affirmed that the occurrence occurred at around 6.20pm in the Cato Crest space of Durban. The people in question, who were not named in the assertion, were sitting in a vehicle after a house to house crusade.
"The perished are matured 40 and 46, and both passed on at the scene. The two who were with them were raced to clinic with discharge wounds," she said.
At around 8pm she said the scene was as yet dynamic, and the rationale in the killing was not yet known.
Ntombela said the party would meet Mkhize's family and neighborhood ANC structures on Saturday, and would ideally have the option to give more data subsequently.
"We send our sympathies to the Mkhize family for the ANC," he said.
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