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Three people shot dead hours before Soweto killings

Trio were drinking in yard near Roodepoort tavern

Noxolo Sibiya Journalist

At least three people, including an 18-year-old pupil died when unknown men randomly shot at them while they were drinking near a tavern in Mathole informal settlement, near Roodepoort, on Saturday night.

The incident took place after 7pm about 50m away from a popular tavern known as KwaMashaba. The shooting happened just hours before 15 people were killed at Emazulwini Tavern in Orlando, Soweto, an incident that shocked the nation. ..

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