Today's Labour News

newsThis news aggregator site highlights South African labour news from a wide range of internet and print sources. Each posting has a synopsis of the source article, together with a link or reference to the original. Postings cover the range of labour related matters from industrial relations to generalist human resources.

Netcare911News24 reports that a Durban bus driver was killed after being shot in the chest on Monday night in what paramedics have described as "an ambush".  

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said emergency services responded to reports of a shooting on Jackscastle Avenue in Castle Hill, Newlands West, Durban, at 19:42 on Monday evening.  He advised:  "Reports from the scene indicate that the bus came under fire while travelling down the road.  The bus driver - a 23-year-old man - was the only occupant on the bus at the time and was struck in the chest by a bullet."  The man was assessed at the scene by an emergency care practitioner and found to have no signs of life and declared deceased.  The circumstances leading up to the shooting would be investigated by the SA Police Service, who were on scene, Herbst stated.

  • Read the original of Riaan Grobler’s short report on this story at News24

Get other news reports at the SA Labour News home page