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[Source: SABC News by Fanele Mhlongo.]

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli has set up a task team to investigate the killing of two political figures in the province on the same day.

On Monday, an African National Congress (ANC) Councillor and an ANC Youth League Branch Secretary were killed in Mtubatuba and Hammarsdale, respectively.
Six people have been killed in what is perceived to be politically-related attacks in KwaZulu-Natal since the beginning of the year.

In the latest incidents, ANC PR Councillor from the Mtubatuba Municipality, Philip Mkhwanazi, was shot multiple times at his home in the Dukuduku area at Mtubatuba, in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

In a separate incident, ANC Youth League Branch Secretary, Thamsanqa Gcabashe, from Hammarsdale was gunned down near his home last night.

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