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ANC supporter murdered in KZN

The woman was stabbed to death after an alleged standoff between the IFP and ANC.

FILE: A female ANC supporter was stabbed to death after an alleged standoff between the IFP and ANC in KZN. Picture: EWN

KWAZULU-NATAL - A woman has been killed in what is believed to be election-related violence in KwaZulu-Natal.

The African National Congress (ANC) supporter was stabbed to death in KwaDukuza, north of Durban late on Wednesday night.

It is alleged the stabbing was sparked by a standoff between supporters at ANC and Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) tents near a polling station.

The stabbing comes as KwaZulu-Natal experienced the most violence-free election yet.

KwaZulu-Natal violence monitor Mary de Haas says voting day was relatively violence free, barring the isolated incident.

She attributed this to a heightened police and observer presence.

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