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gunEWN reports that Cape Town police are investigating an incident at the Heideveld train station, where a commuter died after he was allegedly shot by a security guard during an altercation over tickets.  

The incident occurred on Monday morning.  Police said a scuffle broke out between Prasa staff and a group of commuters who tried to flee because they didn’t have train tickets.  Police spokesperson Frederick van Wyk indicated that two others were also wounded:  "A female security guard was transported to a nearby hospital for medical assistance.  The male commuter who injured his leg was also taken to hospital."

  • Read the original of the above report by Shamiela Fisher at EWN

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