Cape Town commuters stranded amid taxi violence

South Africa

Cape Town – The carnage caused by taxi violence has left thousands of Cape Town commuters stranded.

On Monday night, a flood of people scrambled to find alternative means of transport home after Golden Arrow suspended some of its services.

The bus company is currently operating at 50% capacity after one of its drivers was shot in the face.

Golden Arrows said the incident is believed to be linked to the ongoing taxi violence.

The company said, the Langa taxi rank also descended into chaos when two men fired shots at police and metro police officers.

The two suspects were arrested and two firearms and ammunition were confiscated.

Following a deadly week of taxi violence, authorities remain on high alert.


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