Two women shot dead inside a Harare bound bus in Polokwane, South Africa in the early hours of this morning.

According to Police in Bela-Bela, three suspects pretending to be passengers boarded the Copperbelt Bus at Bosman in Pretoria, before one of the suspects allegedly produced a firearm and shot through the front windscreen, forcing the driver to pull over just after it passed Mantsole weigh bridge along the N1 road .

The other suspects shot three women, killing two on the spot and critically injuring the other. All other passengers were ordered to disembark and lie on the ground before being robbed of their belongings including cash, cellphones and passports.

The suspects were reportedly picked up by a get away car that was following the bus.

In other news – Julius Malema in hot soup for fighting Ramaphosa

South African opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Sello Malema has come under fire on social media after he said President Cyril Ramaphosa will not finish his term despite being given another term by his party African National Congress (ANC)

Julius Malema

According to EFF Twitter handle Malema wrote, “Whether he likes it or not, Ramaphosa will not finish his term, we will fight it.” Learn More