Man shot and killed at Bellville taxi rank

The incident was reported earlier on Monday.

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CAPE TOWN - A 60-year-old man has been shot and killed at the Bellville taxi rank.

The incident was reported earlier on Monday.

At the same time, taxi-related gun violence also flared up in Mbekweni in Paarl.

Officers have arrested eight suspects in connection with the separate shootings in both areas.

The police's Novela Potelwa: "Public order police at the Mbokweni railway station responded to gunshots this morning from the direction of the taxi rank. They saw a taxi travelling at a very high speed and pulled it over. In the vehicle, there were five male occupants. They recovered three firearms and several rounds of ammunition."