Police are searching for information after two men were shot dead in Mpumalanga on Thursday and a third man was kidnapped.
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Police in Pushbackridge, Mpumalanga, are appealing for information after two men were shot dead in Doarslop on Thursday and a third man was kidnapped.
According to police spokesman Brigadier Sylvie Mohlala, the man was killed when gunmen fired indiscriminately at a liquor outlet.
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“After buying some drinks, he allegedly went to join his friends who were out. He further disclosed that a group of armed men appeared and shot him several times,” Mohlala said.
Paramedics witnessed his death at the scene.
A short distance away, Mahlala said, the body of another man from Chatal was found with a gunshot wound to the back.
In the same area, the attackers kidnapped a third man who was sitting in a Toyota Hilux bakery.
They later drop it off along the R40 and drive off with a bakkie.
Police have urged anyone with additional information to contact Detective Lieutenant Colonel Laurence Sepoy on 076 923 4047 or phone the Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
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