DUT student shot dead

A Durban University of Technology student has been shot dead by campus security guards. It's believed a scuffle broke out between students and the guards. Courtesy #DStv403

DURBAN - A Durban University of Technology student has died at the Steve Biko Campus, allegedly after being shot by protection services. 

It is believed a scuffle broke out between students and security.

Protection service members then fired three shots. 

The student later died in hospital.

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Another female bystander is believed to have been shot. 

Police have opened a case of murder, but this might later be changed to an inquest hearing.

Classes at DUT remain closed.

Source
eNCA