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Another ANC Ward Councillor Candidate Killed While on a Door to Door Campaign in KZN

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Siyabonga Mkhize became the latest ANC ward councillor candidate to be assassinated in the province of Kwazulu-Natal. Mkhize was shot dead on Friday while he was on a door to door campaign in Cato Crest, Durban.

When the shooting occured Mkhize is said to have been in company of one person who did not survived the attack. Mkhize was a ward councillor candidate for ward 101.

According to local police the shooting which left two people who were on a door to door campaign dead occured at about 18:20 on Friday.

"Two deceased, 40 and 46, died at the scene and [another] two were rushed to hospital for medical attention. The scene is still active," police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said.

When paramedics from Emer-G-Med arrived at the scene the two individuals were already dead. Their bodies had multiple gunshot wounds.

In a statement released by the ANC, the party expressed its shock on the killings.

"We still do not know yet the details of what transpired. Until we interact with the family and local structures from tomorrow, we will be able to enlighten more the general public as to what happened," ANC spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela said in a statement.

"We send our condolences to the Mkhize family on behalf of the ANC."

May their soul rest in peace. Do you think he ANC is taking too long to resolve the killings the are becoming a norm in KZN? Let us know on the comment section.

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