WC metrorail increases security after shooting

The incident occurred between the Eerste River and Lynedoch stations on Monday.

FILE: Metrorail says security will be increased on its busy northern route following a shooting on a train. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - Metrorail says security will be increased on its busy northern route following a shooting on a train carriage.

The incident occurred between the Eerste River and Lynedoch stations on Monday during an apparent robbery.

Metrorail's Riana Scott says, "We are very careful there and we have asked police as well as our Metrorail response unit to really concentrate on that area, our own resources will also make sure that they police that area."