14 People Killed in Two Separate Alleged Drug-Related Attacks in KwaZulu-Natal

14 People Killed in Two Separate Alleged Drug-Related Attacks in KwaZulu-Natal

  • Two separate incidents resulted in 14 people being tragically killed in drug-related attacks in KwaZulu-Natal
  • One attack took place in Richmond where eight people were killed including a teenage girl
  • In a separate attack in Inanda, six men were killed aged between 17 and 26-years-old

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DURBAN - 14 People have been killed in alleged drug-related killings in KwaZulu-Natal. One incident took place in Richmond where eight people were killed and another one took place in Inanda, where an additional six people died.

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Police are investigating two separate incidents in which 14 people were killed. Photo credit: @Souyh African Police
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Eight people have been killed in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal. Neighbours heard gunshots and investigated.

They found eight victims were aged 15 to 41 and according to reports the home was allegedly being used as a drug den. Among the dead is a teenage girl.

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eNCA reported that the police have launched an investigation. Civil rights activist Yusuf Abrahamjee also reported on the incident.

"Eight people have been killed at a homestead in KZN. The attack at Esigcakini took place last night. It is apparently drug-related. Two other people were wounded."


In a similar incident, six men aged between 17 and 26-years-old. According to The Citizen a car parked near a local tuck shop where the victims were seated.

The occupants of the vehicle proceeded to open fire, killing the men.

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