ANC Youth League member shot dead, another wounded at Hammanskraal rally

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A 25-year-old African National Congress Youth League member has been shot dead and another member wounded at a rally at the Temba Stadium in Hammanskraal on Saturday.

According to South African Police Service Brigadier Mathapelo Peters, preliminary reports have suggested that an argument broke out between delegates at the rally before the shooting. "Preliminary reports reveal that an argument broke out amongt some delegates during a political rally at the stadium, and this led to scenes of violence where the delegates allegedly started attacking each other.

"It is reported that the deceased was trying to defuse the fight when an unknown man emerged from the crowd and fired shots at the deceased, fatally wounding the 25-year old victim.

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