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A 73-year-old woman was shot dead in the Mahaha locality in Mzamba on Sunday night, Eastern Cape police said yesterday.
Police spokesman Superintendent Mike Fatyela said police were investigating and no arrests had been made yet.
Last week, a 71-year-old chief headman was killed in Mgungu village, Mzamba, in what is believed to have been a dispute over land that had been proposed for mining.
Zikhali Mncwabe appeared to have been hit with a blunt object on the head and was stabbed in the neck while walking home alone.
A dispute had arisen in the area over talks of turning the area into a uranium mine. - Sapa