7 suspects arrested for deadly Jabulani hostel mass shooting

Earlier this month, men with handguns and rifles opened fire on a group of people in a shack, killing six of them.

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JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the recent deadly mass shooting near the Jabulani hostel in Soweto.

Earlier this month, men with handguns and rifles opened fire on a group of people in a shack, killing six of them.

The motive for the attack is still being investigated.

One person survived the attack and is being treated for bullet wounds.

The police's Noxolo Kweza: "We arrested two suspects in KwaZulu-Natal and recovered firearms, including an AK-47. Those suspects led us to another five suspects that were arrested in Gauteng. We also recovered firearms from them."

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