The death toll in the mass shooting at Mdlalose’s tavern in Nomzamo, Soweto, has risen to 16.
This was revealed by Gauteng MEC for community safety Faith Mazibuko.
She visited the area on Tuesday for a prayer meeting with the families of victims.
Mazibuko was accompanied by social development department officials, faith-based organisations, councillors and block committee leaders.
“Today we are in Nomzamo again. Unfortunately, a 16th person has succumbed to his injuries. He is a young man,” she said.