Cape Town taxi war shooting leaves four dead

Police are keeping a close eye on the Hout Bay area this morning following taxi violence in which four people were killed. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police are on the ground in Hout Bay following a shooting in which four people were killed on Monday.

Western Cape Transport MEC, Donald Grant says the incident might be linked to ongoing taxi violence.

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Taxi operators are feuding over a sought-after route from Hout Bay to central Cape Town, which has been disputed since MyCiti buses have been in operation.

Two commuters were also wounded in the incident.

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Specialist detectives are investigating the murders, but have made no arrests yet.

Commuters have now been forced to find alternative transport.