The Western Cape police will initiate a 72 hour action plan in Philippi East after 11 people were killed in suspected gang related violence.
Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said on Sunday,
The [plan] entails [a] lockdown and operations in the area that are conducted by public order police, [the] K9 Unit and Flying Squad members. From an investigation perspective, detectives [at] Crime Intelligence are hard at work following leads that could result in the arrest of the perpetrators of these incidents.
On Saturday evening, five men, aged 18 to 39, were shot dead and one was injured in two separate shooting incidents.
On Friday, unknown suspects killed six women, aged 18 to 26, in Marcus Garvey in Philippi East at around 22:55.
Police have not arrested anyone in connection with the shooting.