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Five bodies found outside Grootvlei mine

Monday 28 September 2015 11:26

Tshepo Phagane

The bodies are believed to be from two groups of illegal miners who were fighting over territory.  (SABC)

Ekurhuleni police have discovered five bodies in open veld near the Grootvlei mine in Springs on Gauteng's East Rand.

The bodies are believed to be from two groups of illegal miners who were fighting over territory.  

“All the bodies have some wound some with bullet wounds,” says Police's Tshekiso Mofokeng.

Police say a case of murder has been opened. “We are informed by the community that overnight there were gunshot sounds that were heard from this place,” says Mofokeng.

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