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Staff at Alex clinic still traumatised following stabbing incident

Police are investigating a brazen attack at the facility in which an unknown group of armed men stormed the facility and attacked a patient in full view of other patients and staff.

The Alexandra Community Health Centre in Johannesburg. Picture: Masego Rahlaga/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Staff at the Alexandra Community Health Centre say that although they fear for their safety after a fatal stabbing at the facility, they will continue serving the community the best they can.

Police are investigating a brazen attack at the facility in which an unknown group of armed men stormed the facility and attacked a patient in full view of other patients and staff.

The man had sought assistance from the hospital after being attacked outside.

He was killed while being attended to by a nurse.

A nurse sits on a blue couch sobbing as she recounts the events of Saturday night.

She was on duty at the health facility when the attack happened.

She was unable to speak to Eyewitness News, only saying that she is traumatised.

Facility manager Ellen Masupa says: “Whatever that has happened won’t be easily removed in the minds of those who witnessed it or whoever can think about what happened.”

Police have appealed to community members for some help in finding the culprits.

VIDEO: Patient stabbed to death at Alexandra Clinic