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Motion on Death of Five People Following Shooting at Empangeni Shopping Complex

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

1) notes with sadness the death of five people and injury of two more following a shooting at the Vulindlela shopping complex in KwaDlangezwa near Empangeni on Friday 17 November 2017;
2) understands that a group of thugs approached the supermarket and opened fire at security guards and others who were in the vicinity;
3) recognises that they stole an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene;
4) acknowledges that among the victims who died, were two security guards who were performing guard duties at the complex, and a bystander who had been sitting in his vehicle;
5) condemns this act of cowardice by the merciless thugs who do not value the lives of others; and
6) conveys its condolences to the families of the deceased and wishes those injured, a speedy recovery.

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