SAPS detectives are searching for murder suspects who shot and killed a 36-year-old nurse in the hospital premises on Christmas day at Ngcwanguba Administrative Area in Kwaaiman.
Reports suggest that two unknown suspects had arrived at the hospital ward pretending as if they were visiting a patient who was admitted at the hospital.
It is further alleged that they said the deceased who is a nurse knew the patient they were looking for.
Whilst busy enquiring on the whereabouts of the nurse whom they said had knowledge of the patient they were looking for, they spotted her walking in the passages of the ward and immediately grabbed her out of the ward.
The suspects started firing gunshots at her in the veranda of the hospital ward. The deceased died at the scene.
Police were alerted of the incident and a case of murder was opened.
The motive for the shooting is currently under investigation.
No arrest made at this stage. Investigation continues.
Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects, is kindly requested to call Crime Stop at 08600 10111.
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