14 June 2018

South Africa: Attack At Mosque in Malmesbury Leads to Three Deaths

press release

Provincial Detectives are currently combing a crime scene for clues following the death of two people at a mosque in Malmesbury during the early hours of this morning. Malmesbury police were called out to a local mosque and found two people stabbed to death and several injured. The suspect, believed to be in his thirties and armed with a knife was still on the scene and charged at the police who tried to persuade him to hand himself over. He ignored the calls and tried to attack police. He was shot and killed in the process. His death will be investigated by IPID.

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