A Gauteng principal was shot dead on the school’s premises on Friday, the provincial education department confirmed.
According to Gauteng Department of Education spokesperson Steve Mabona, the shooting happened at Buyani Primary School in Finetown on Friday morning.
Mabona said department officials were on their way to the school to establish the facts about the shooting.
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According to police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele, the principal was shot several times.
Makhubele said police were on the scene and a murder case will be opened.
This is a developing story.