CAPE TOWN – Western Cape police are investigating the deaths of 10 people who have been killed in two separate shootings in Philippi, near Cape Town.
Details about the incident remain sketchy at this stage.
Crime scene experts are trying to piece together what happened in two separate incidents in the Marikana informal settlement.
In the first incident, shots were fired inside a shebeen and four people were fatally wounded.
In the second attack, three people were shot dead in a shack in the area, another was killed outside the dwelling.
Police found another two bodies lying between shacks nearby.
Additional reports indicate two others have been taken to hospital after sustaining gunshot wounds.
Arrests have yet to be made according to report by Eyewitness News.
Meanwhile, there is a report that Cape Flats schools is set to scrap excursions over escalating gang wars.
Western Cape police have confirmed that schools in Manenberg have cancelled all excursions due to gang violence. Previously schools used police escorts for outings. This after six murders and 11 attempted murders in just three weeks in the area
PHOTO: police tape. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter.