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3 commuters wounded after taxi attacked on N2 highway

The ongoing violence is linked to continued battles over routes.
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Cata agrees not to interfere in alternative transport arrangements for commuters as taxis remain unavailable

Three commuters have been shot and wounded after the taxi they were in came under attack on the N-2 highway in Cape Town on Wednesday morning.

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Unknown gunmen reportedly opened fire on the taxi as it was travelling on the N-2 highway in the direction of Cape Town.

The driver of the vehicle continued driving and reported the incident at the Maitland police station.

Three passengers aged 26,32, and 41 years old sustained gunshot wounds.

In a separate incident in Manenberg, a man sustained gunshot wounds to his chest when suspects opened fire on a taxi.

At least three people were killed and four wounded on Tuesday in the ongoing feud between rival taxi associations.

The latest killings bring the total number of taxi-related murders in the Western Cape to 76 since the beginning of this year.

The ongoing violence is linked to continued battles over routes.

 

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