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sandf thumb medium90 89News24 reports that the name of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) soldier who was shot and killed by a colleague in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was Private Nomathemba Ngeleka, a mother of one.  

The SANDF indicated on Sunday:  "She was based at 5 South African Infantry Battalion (5 SAI) in Ladysmith, [KwaZulu-Natal] and joined the SA Army in 2011."  On Friday night, a member of the SANDF shot Ngeleka before turning the gun on himself.  He survived the suicide attempt and remains in hospital in critical condition.  SANDF spokesperson Brigadier Mafi Mgobozi said that it was "believed" that there was romantic involvement between the two.  The motive of the shooting is still being investigated.

  • This short report is at News24
  • See too, SANDF soldier kills co-worker, attempts suicide, at News24

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