East London taxi driver shot in attack

A 35-year-old taxi driver is fighting for his life in an  undisclosed Eastern Cape hospital after he  was shot and left  wounded in an East London village.

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An East London taxi driver has been shot in an attack

East London police spokeswoman, Warrant Officer, Hazel  Mqala confirmed the incident, saying Luzuko Lali was shot  while he was driving in Kidds Beach’s Good Hope village, also  known as Village 9.

“We can confirm that the taxi driver was shot several times  and left wounded in Village 9 near Kidds Beach on Monday  night. No arrests have been made yet,” said Mqala.

Lali’s shooting comes a few days after another taxi operator, Xolile  Baliso, 44, was shot and killed outside his NU 16 house on    Wednesday.

Baliso’s killing was said to be linked to the ongoing taxi  violence which that has claimed more than 15 lives between East  London and Mthatha.

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