Hostage situation at church in Westonaria

eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu is there. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police are trying to defuse a hostage situation at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Zuurbekom, west of Johannesburg. 

A splinter group from the church is said to be behind the attack, apparently over leadership of the church.

READ: UPDATE: Hostages freed from fatal Zuurbekom church attack

It's believed that there are close to 200 hostages.

Several people have been injured and taken to hospital.

Watch the video above for more on this developing story.

 

eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu is there. Courtesy #DStv403

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eNCA

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