Child shot in alleged hijacking outside school

A nine-year-old girl has died after she was shot by hijackers outside a KwaZulu-Natal school on Monday morning.

Rescue Care paramedic Garrith Jamieson said the child was rushed to hospital‚ where she died. He said another person was shot dead on the scene. However‚ he could not confirm if it was one of the hijackers.

It is believed that a vehicle was hijacked outside the Shallcross School‚ south of Durban. The hijackers lost control of the vehicle and ended up in a nearby park. One of them was arrested. The road has since been cordoned off by police.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala could not confirm the incident.

Source: Sowetan

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