Five dead, 17 injured in South Africa shooting

Five people were shot dead and 17 injured when a group of armed assailants launched an attack in South Africa.

Updated: Aug 05, 2012, 21:48 PM IST

Johannesburg: Five people were shot dead and 17 injured when a group of armed assailants launched an attack in an eastern province in South Africa, police said Sunday.

The incident took place as the victims were attending a traditional event in KuaZula-Natal Saturday, Xinhua reported citing the News24 website.

Police said it was unable to comment about the suspects` motives.
IANS