Psychologists are being sent to counsel teachers and pupils at Masijabule High School in Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal, after a taxi driver was killed and three teachers were injured in a shooting on Tuesday morning.
The teachers were travelling in a staff taxi when unknown gunmen opened fire on the vehicle.
“Three teachers aged between 40 and 53 sustained gunshot wounds, while a 35-year-old driver was declared dead at the scene,” police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said.
“He sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body”, added Mbhele.
The three teachers, who are in a critical condition, were rushed to hospital for medical attention.
Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu and Transport and Community Safety and Liaison MEC Bheki Ntuli have deployed a police task team to investigate incidents of taxi-related violence following the incident.
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