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gunNews24 reports that a priest was murdered at a Limpopo church on Wednesday – just hours after three monks were killed in Gauteng.

The 38-year-old Roman Catholic Church priest was shot inside a church in Aqua Park, Tzaneen, on Wednesday at about 07:00, police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba reported. "Initial findings suggest that following a morning prayer session with members of the church, the victim proceeded to the changing room where he was followed by an unknown male suspect. Tragically, the suspect shot the priest twice in the head before fleeing the scene," Ledwaba said. The priest was taken to a nearby hospital and was declared dead on arrival. The motive remains unclear. The incident occurred hours after three Egyptian Coptic monks were killed inside a monastery in Gauteng. A police spokesperson said the three monks were stabbed to death at a church in Cullinan on Tuesday. An iron rod was used to bludgeon a fourth person, who survived the attack. The assailants left without taking any valuables. A 35-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murders and was expected to appear in the Cullinan Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Nicole McCain at News24


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