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Pregnant schoolgirl shot dead in Limpopo village

JOHANNESBURG, July 20  – A pregnant 19-year-old was shot and killed at her home in Xikundu village, Limpopo, police said on Thursday.

”It is alleged that the deceased was attacked at her home at Wednesday night by unknown suspects. They broke into the house and shot her several times before fleeing the scene. The deceased’s mother escaped unhurt,” said police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.

The teenager, identified as Nare Beanice Malebana, was a Grade 12 learner at Jim Chavani High School.

Police have launched a manhunt for the killers.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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