A woman has died of a gunshot wound sustained during a protest by residents in KwaGuqa, Mpumalanga, which also prevented grade 12 pupils in the area from writing their mathematics paper 2 exam on Monday.
Mpumalanga police spokesperson Brig Selvy Mohlala said the woman succumbed to her injuries after being shot at Vosman near Emalahleni.
“One person was shot and taken to hospital, unfortunately she passed on yesterday [Monday].
“We are not yet certain who shot the 50-year-old woman.
“An investigation is under way which will look into the allegations that the victim, as well as the other two who reportedly sustained some injuries, were shot by a member or members of the police,” said Mohlala.
He said the protest had escalated in the afternoon with residents torching shops and…