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Members of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal continue to mourn

Sthembile_Masuku 06/24/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The shooting of provincial branch and ward level politicians is on the rise. Yet another ANC (African National Congress) KZN (KwaZulu-Natal) ward councillor was gunned down by unknown assailants at his Umlazi home. The identified councillor is Bhekithemba Phungula, who was ward 84 councillor and the branch chairman.

His brutal murder occurs just under a month after two other party leaders were gunned down in KZN.

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KwaZulu Natal's provincial ANC spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu said " the party was deeply troubled by the latest violent incidents." further elaborating that they have been observing these killings of councillors and leaders at branch and ward level as it is very concerning.

Politicians are being killed and their families are left to wonder what could have been the reason for their brutal death. As the community continues to lose leaders in an unknown war.

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KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala has urged and pleaded with the community to assist the police authority in exposing those behind the latest killings and violent incidents in the Province.

The perpetrators of such violent incidents should be subjected to the full might of the law, and face full consequences of their actions.

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