KZN election candidate killed during 67Minutes

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LADYSMITH - An ANC local government election candidate has been shot to death while delivering blankets in Mnambithi in the Alfred Zuma municipality as part of a 67minutes initiative on Mandela Day according to police.

Spokesperson for the Directorate For Priority Crime Investigation, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said that the female candidate was en route to a charity event when an unknown number of suspects opened fire from a moving car.

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"She and three others were shot at by someone from a vehicle that then drove away," Mulaudzi said.

The woman was attended to by emergency personnel and taken to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

No other injuries were reported.

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